YOURSAY 'Wan Ahmad, it is those bent on cheating using all possible means to win who are the real destroyers of democracy.'
EC snubs Bersih again, calls Ambiga 'ruiner of democracy'
Always fair: EC deputy chief Wan Ahmad Wan Omar, you can fool yourself but not us.
Malaysia had achieved independence but never had true democracy since independence due to people like yourself. What you said is a sign that you intend to continue with the dirty act.
Chris Wong: Spoken like a true Umno member. Wan Ahmad, did you read from a script or did someone give you a cue card?
It is those bent on cheating, using all possible means to win at the ballot box, who are the real destroyers of democracy.
Bersih represents many concerns and aspirations of Malaysians, so if you decide not to engage Malaysians, you should resign.
Onyourtoes: Wan Ahmad, many things you have said do not make sense.
For example, you will consider only proposals on electoral reform from Parliament, But if the Parliament which came out with the proposals is made up of members who were fraudulently elected in the first place, how do you expect the proposals to clean up the electoral process?
And you say from now you will not deal with Bersih. Did you in any concrete or positive way deal with Bersih before?
Has it ever occurred to you that you may be the biggest problem in the EC? Maybe it is because of you that Bersih, the opposition and the rakyat don't trust the EC.
Fair&Just: See how arrogant the EC is; what with all the proof of their wrongdoings, they insist on referring the matter to Parliament, knowing well that it is dominated by the supreme honchos and its many thieves.
Jedi_Who: Even after 300,000 Malaysians demand important electoral reforms before GE 13 after discovering such errors and omissions, the EC deputy chief talks like this.
His hide is really thick and he is committed to cheating for Umno as it is the only way he can keep his job and stay relevant.
Anonymous #06500451: I honestly felt sorry for Wan Ahmad, his family and his generation to come.
He has no shame in what he has said, and I think we all can judge on our own who is the real destroyer of democracy, and regardless of what he says, we will continue our fight for free and fair elections.
Just look at the turnout at Bersih 2.0 and 3.0 - the truth will prevail.
Anonymous #43051382: Wan Ahmad, the real "destroyer of democracy" is Umno.
Ksn: EC deputy chief, you said that S Ambiga and Bersih have no locus standi to campaign for fair and free elections.
With people like you - with such logic and a lack of understanding of voters and citizens rights - heading the EC, no wonder it is in such a shameful and disgraceful state.
Every citizen has the locus standi to protest against irregularities in the electoral process and demand their corrections.
Such arrogance is steeped in stupidity, is it not? That is the real reason, which stems from anger that Bersih has completely exposed the EC for what it is, for not being independent when it is supposed to be, for refusing to accept exposures and weaknesses in the process, and for being incompetent to boot.
Dylan; Wan Ahmad, your comment that Ambiga is a destroyer of democracy is just a reflection of how mentally retarded you are - the destroyer of democracy should be the EC and Ummo.
Despite proof of problems in the electoral roll, you sound like you are still living in a state of denial. You should have been booted out as you are not fit for the job.
Anonymous #32993250: EC deputy chief, if you have done your job properly, that is to conduct a fair and free election, no one can question you.
But you are not willing to do your job and we, the rakyat who pay you and fund the elections, have a locus standi to demand that you do a good job of conducting the elections that meet international standards.
Dylan: Wan Ahamd, you should resign from the EC as you are not clean in the first place nor are qualified to comment here.
How can a EC head be a member of Umno? Perhaps, you don't understand what is conflict of interest. If you are really clean, why are you so scared of implementing the recommendations on electoral reforms?
Timothy: Wan Ahmad is obviously playing it safe by saying these things to ‘Ugutan (Utusan) Malaysia' only. If he had said this to a Malaysiakini reporter, he may have been asked to explain further on what he meant by "destroyer of democracy".
He is really going off-tangent. Demanding for clean and fair elections is actually promoting good democracy and fair governance.
Anonymous_3e06: The country is being destroyed by Umno but Wan Ahmad, you are a Umno servant so you will not see it.
You may have lived in the US but you live as a Malaysian under the coconut shell, not wanting to see how democracy work.
Fencesitter: Let the rakyat decide who is the destroyer of democracy. l will point my finger at EC being the destroyer. Can we respect a person who initially admitted he is a member of Umno and later denies it?
Dominic Seow: Only a man without integrity will say something today and deny what he had said later. Who is that person?
Sabahan: It looks like we need Bersih 4.0.
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