"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people." - John F Kennedy
COMMENT The irony is that what Umno fears most is the day when it would no longer be necessary for some to speak truth to Umno power.
Umno by its unwillingness to concede that the political landscape has changed, that a certain section of the electorate views anything connected with BN as anathema, is willfully charting a course where its survival will be determined not by the legitimacy of the democratic process but by the mendacious nature of how the Umno machine exercises its powers.
The persecution of PKR's Rafizi Ramli (right in photo) and former bank officer Johari Mohamad (left in photo) for their roles in exposing the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) scandal reeks of the usual shadow play that characterises Malaysian politics...