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The race to racism post-Semenyih

Nathaniel Tan

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Modified 4 Mar 2019, 12:15 pm
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COMMENT | There can be no new Malaysia with old thinking.

In high pressure situations, weaker, rattled minds panic, shoot from the hip, and shrink back to ‘tried and tested’ thinking

Stronger minds and statesmen, on the other hand, don’t let their emotions overwhelm them. Instead, they take a step back and always keep an eye on the bigger picture.

Post-Semenyih, it seems all our politicians are scrambling for the nearest available explanation and starting to see everything through a racial lens. The phrase on everyone’s lips...

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