Memorable quotes 2008

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Politics is full of wonders and surprises. Malaysia's politics in 2008 has been like a roller-coaster ride from year start till year end.

One of the most interesting experiences I gain from politics was actually through the responses of our ‘beloved’ politicians during their various interviews and speeches. You could see how silly, funny or cunning our ministers are from what they said. For instance:

MCA Deputy President Chua Soi Lek: ‘My mistake was to go to the same hotel and the same room all the time. I thought it was convenient’. - on his sex scandal

Deputy Home Minister Chor Chee Heung: ‘Police did nothing wrong’ - on the Bandar Mahkota Cheras demonstrations where a young technician was brutally injured by riot police

Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar: ‘The ISA was to ensure her safety’. - on the arrest of a newspaper reporter under the ISA.

Selangor police chief Khalid Abu Bakar: ‘I am denying it’ - to a video recording showing police moving in on peaceful protestors while they were singing the ‘Negara Ku’

and many more...

I made a video entitled ‘Malaysia's 2008 memorable quotes’. It's split into two parts, Part One and Part Two .

Thought your readers might be interested. I know some slides go by pretty fast and I apologise for that. Please click the play button to pause the video. Thanks for watching!

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