Dear Dr M, you should set a date to step down - firmly and irrevocably

P Gunasegaram

Modified 3 Oct 2019, 11:31 pm


I write this letter to you because you are the only one who can do anything about this. If you care for this country, as many people still think you do, you will honour the promise that you have repeatedly made over the last three years. To do otherwise may well spell disaster for all of us.

When you first re-entered politics after your chosen man to become prime minister, Najib Razak, stole billions of ringgit from the country, making our nation the biggest kleptocracy the world has ever seen, you swore that your only aim was to remove him as prime minister, not to return as one. You had 22 years as PM - that was more than enough, you did not need another chance.

But then Pakatan Harapan, led by your former bitter foe Anwar Ibrahim, in all its wisdom or lack of it, unanimously decided that you will be the coalition's candidate for the Prime Minister's post if the coalition makes it to Putrajaya...

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