Even pro-Umno portal speculates on appointment, offers different take

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With speculation rife on the implications of Hishammuddin Hussein's appointment as a special functions minister on Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's political future, a pro-Umno portal has also coughed up its own take on the matter.

While some observers claim the appointment could frustrate Zahid's ambition of becoming prime minister, MyKMU.net however suggested that Hishammuddin is being prepped for the number two post instead.

The portal's article is a peculiar twist since MyKMU has often defended Najib's decisions and trained its guns on those questioning it as opposed to offering a speculation itself.

Instead, the portal said the lack of explanation surrounding the sudden appointment, apart from Hishammuddin being roped in to assist his cousin, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, was bound to fuel speculation...

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