Musa's candor is bipartisanship's grist


Terence Netto            

COMMENT Finally, Musa Hitam had something to say about the party of change (read: Pakatan Rakyat) and, by implication, the party of the status quo which, needless to say, is BN.

It's not his style to have declined to say something, given the gravity of the issues before the electorate and of the decision that voters must make at GE13.

To have avoided making a comment would have been contrary to his instincts as a politician, albeit a retired one, and his stature as an elder statesman in Malaysian councils.

Someone in his situation could not be expected to have let current matters pass without comment of the objective sort. Umno man though he is, a reflexive partisanship is just not his style...


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Musa's candor is bipartisanship's grist

Terence Netto,

COMMENT Finally, Musa Hitam had something to say about the party of change (read: Pakatan Rakyat) and, by implication, the party of the status quo which, needless to say, is BN.

It's not his style to have declined to say something, given the gravity of the issues before the electorate and of the decision that voters must make at GE13.

To have avoided making a comment would have been contrary to his instincts as a politician, albeit a retired one, and his stature as an elder statesman in Malaysian councils.

Someone in his situation could not be expected to have let current matters pass without comment of the objective sort. Umno man though he is, a reflexive partisanship is just not his style...


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