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'Instigator' Mahathir must step down in 2020

Francis Paul Siah

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Modified 26 Dec 2019, 10:55 pm
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COMMENT | 2019 will be gone in a few days, and 2020 is upon us. I am sighing as we approach a new decade because it is not getting any better.

In fact, it is getting from bad to worse. This has to stop. And we, as Malaysians, have to stop it before the situation reaches a critical level if it has not already.

I think we have been very tolerant of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. We have been giving him too much leeway to do what he wants over the past 19 months.

We took it all in, possibly out of respect and reverence for our 94-year-old leader. Despite our many disagreements with him on numerous issues, we kept telling ourselves that surely, Mahathir could not be worse than his predecessor and that Pakatan Harapan is definitely a much safer bet than BN.

We were hoping, perhaps hoping against hope, that Mahathir only has a few more months to go before he steps down for good. By May 2020, his interim two years as prime minister will be up...

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