VOXPOP 'Wan Ahmad does not understand his role in the EC. He must not only be fair, he must be seen to be fair. Why comment on the DAP election?'
Butt out of parties' internal affairs, DAP tells EC
Not Confused: Election Commission deputy chairperson Wan Ahmad Wan Omar is just an empty vessel with nothing very intelligent to say, so he should keep his big mouth firmly shut.
He is a senior figure in the supposedly impartial Electoral Commission. His comments demonstrate very clearly exactly where he stands in terms of his role within the commission.
There could be no clearer indication that he should immediately resign from his position, or be fired for showing his true colours.
OMG!!: Whilst the DAP's blunder deserves the harshest public scrutiny and criticism, EC is the least expected party that should deem it necessary to comment on it. What has the blunder got to do with EC?
And the EC deputy chief's utterance is full of hatred towards the opposition parties which have rendered his job untenable. The civil society should call for his sacking to maintain the independence of the institution of the EC.
Low Kok Kok: While I abhor the statement made by the EC, I am also not pleased in the manner DAP conducted its elections. If DAP does not claim that it is CAT - competent, accountable and transparent - then the mistake made is forgivable.
All the time, DAP has been criticisng the EC and BN for their mistakes, it is time for DAP to admit its mistakes.
This clearly shows DAP is not ready for the big stage even with the Oxford guy and his merrymen. DAP needs to be less arrogant and cocky in its dealings with the people and its members.
ONG: Low Kok Kok, you suggested that it is time for DAP to admit its mistakes. You mean to tell us that you are still not aware that DAP has publicly admitted and announced that it made a big mistake with the vote count of its recent party elections?
A mistake that was so serious that external auditors had to be called in to check the vote count and to rectify the results.
Bluemountains: Some people are quick to blame the DAP for "manipulating" its recent election results. Just because they have been manipulating election results all these while, they think that all other people are like them.
The DAP election results have been vetted by external auditors. I wonder whether the critics of DAP will also have their election results vetted by external auditors.
Mushiro: Wan Ahmad does not understand his role in the EC. He must not only be fair, he must be seen to be fair.
Why comment on the DAP election? Has Wan Ahmad ever given a negative comment against Umno? Has Wan Ahmad ever given a positive comment on Pakatan Rakyat?
Can he then be fair in the GE?
Anak JB: Wan Ahmad should join a political party if he wants to be a politician. His remarks are perceived to be boorish, unprofessional and biased.
I think he has forgotten that in his role, he needs to stay apolitical and must not only be fair but seem to be fair.
Stories: DAP should give the EC a chance to practice running an election for their next party polls. After all, the EC needs to clear their tarnished image.
Delhi rape victim's boyfriend: No one stopped to help
Vijay47: That a girl was savagely raped is terrible, that she and her friend were also brutally assaulted is unbelievable, but that she also had a metal rod pushed into her is something even the vilest animal would not do.
The unbearable pain is also that a country with such a shameful record seems unwilling, not unable, to even now change for the better.
This is a sin created by politicians who are placed beyond the law and a pliant police force that perpetuates that privileged position.
Malaysia is not without the same smear and stink. While physical rape may not yet have assumed the incredible proportions as are in India, the protection of crooks and outlaws goes on unabated here.
Politicians are allowed to rape, loot, and rob unfettered and unchallenged. Their family steals blatantly from the national treasury as a matter of right, their sons assault and even kill, with no action being taken against them.
Don't cast stones on India alone, we are also heading there. At top speed.
Mahashitla: A very sad and tragic case indeed, which not only rocked India but shocked the whole world as how these criminals have descended to such indescribable, barbaric beings, and that the police had responded without conscience.
A lesson for all to learn - evil must be checked before it reared its ugly head.
Anonymous #70881335: These animals must face the full wrath of the people to set a deterrent example, so that such acts of barbarity do not happen again. Ever again.
Thisia: The media in India is very strong and that's why they could broadcast the victim's complaint about the government hospital and the police. This will never happen in Malaysia. The entire episode will be swept under the carpet.
There are so many cases in Malaysia where the police will not react with speed or even refuse to take a report.
And what about the Malaysian public? How many of us have actually helped when someone is being assaulted in public. Cases like this can also happen in Malaysia. So beware!
Anonymous #30879322: In countries where the essential services have failed, lawlessness will prevail. Malaysia is heading in that direction.
Just a few days ago in Malacca, a woman was almost raped by a 13-year-old boy in broad daylight when she went to ease herself in a petrol station toilet. Fortunately, she fought him off.
This is very sad, since this reflects the mind of even boys this age who can even think of committing such dastardly act. He, obviously, has no respect for the weak enforcement authorities.
Jean Pierre: I can't remember the last time I cried.
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