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Maszlee a convenient whipping boy for Harapan, Umno narratives

S Thayaparan

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Modified 17 May 2019, 11:03 pm
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COMMENT | The recent comment by Education Minister Maszlee Malik linking the matriculation quota system to job discrimination in the private sector is not only an Umno narrative but also a Pakatan Harapan narrative. Whenever issues like these crop up, Harapan partisans are quick to pounce on personalities instead of questioning the underlying policies of Harapan.

It has been one year of Harapan rule and so far what Harapan has done in terms of policy is to continue the efforts of the previous government in maintaining racial and religious hegemony. Maszlee may be a convenient whipping boy but the reality is that it is Harapan which is aping Umno’s racial and religious narratives.

While P Ramasamy is correct to point out that Maszlee is behaving like an Umno clone, what he fails to highlight is that the ...  

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