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COMMENT | Why is Mahathir crucifying Anwar?

Francis Paul Siah

Published
Modified 29 Jun 2020, 6:33 am

COMMENT | This is one episode or an incident I must share.

I have a lady Sarawakian friend who is barely interested in politics. Once, she told me that politics everywhere is the same and she isn’t into it at all.

Our exchange of messages was mainly on family, education, food and music – subjects which we all love and care about and definitely worth a meaningful discourse.

The odd times I shared political postings with her, she would merely respond with the nonchalant “thanks for sharing” without any comment.

When Pakatan Harapan achieved their historic GE14 victory, I recall she gave me a mere one-word reply – “Good”.

She did not even vote on May 9 in 2018 as she was in Melbourne visiting her daughter.

Then, out of the blue, she sent me the recent video of Dr Mahathir Mohamad announcing the Harapan Plus proposal to nominate...

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