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COMMENT | Big trouble in little Malaysia

S Thayaparan

Published
Modified 24 May 2020, 11:36 pm

Everybody relax, I’m here.

– Jack Burton (Big Trouble in Little China)

COMMENT | It is percipient that Bridget Welsh framed her excellent piece "Restoring Harapan?" as a question because folks, we are in for a bumpy ride. Welsh’s analysis of the leadership trap (amongst other issues) in Pakatan Harapan takes on an added dimension when the old maverick, as Joceline Tan points out, is on the warpath and apparently in true establishment politics fashion, a fishing expedition.

Joceline writes “The former prime minister has his charismatic and witty side, but his longevity in politics has been due to his killer instinct, and this dark side of his personality is currently on full display in his mission to unseat yet another prime minister.”

In a Reuters interview, Dr Mahathir Mohamad claimed that he was going to shove trouble down Muhyiddin Yassin's throat every single opportunity he gets, which means that the backdoor prime minister will not be able to...

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