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Attacking Adham: Dapsters want ‘heads they win, tails you lose’

The usual hypocrites want Malaysia’s Health Ministry to “remain neutral and apolitical”. But SNEAKY being their typical nature, the relentless bashing of Perikatan’s Health Minister – beginning even from his first week (more accurately 10th day) in office – has itself been politically driven.

If they really wanted the ministry to be neutral, then their response to the ministry’s performance should have started on a reciprocal neutral footing. But no. Their crucification of the minister Adham Baba has been predicated first and foremost on his being an Umno man because the reaction to his “drink warm water” advice was, frankly, an overkill. Continue reading “Attacking Adham: Dapsters want ‘heads they win, tails you lose’”

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If Maryam Lee were a cat, ‘they’ would put her in the spin dryer

It’s rare nowadays for political writing to elicit guffaws but Maryam Lee’s satire succeeded in making me LOL at the following line she penned: “[unbelievable …] that a country with a median age of 28.5 should be governed by someone who is 93”.

Some political operatives have no qualms to ‘kill’ (character assassinate) those like Maryam who challenge their 95% consensus groupthink. Indeed the #undirosak poster girl has been targeted by death threats, and not to mention sexual harassment and body shaming. Continue reading “If Maryam Lee were a cat, ‘they’ would put her in the spin dryer”