Voice of the people
There are 27 million of us populating Malaysia according to the Department of Statistics. So it's impossible to aggregate public opinion despite agents of Barisan Nasional putting up a valiant ventriloquist act as the people's voice.
Though the cat has generally got our tongue, a few segments of the public are willing to speak for themselves. Yesterday's Walk for Justice was one significant, heartening instance.
The march in Putrajaya was an expression of the Malaysian Bar's effort to nudge the judiciary back on track. It was a best foot stepping forward on the proverbial thousand-mile journey to reform.
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