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MP SPEAKS | The curious case of the persecution of Lim Guan Eng

Tony Pua

Published
Modified 27 Jul 2020, 5:55 am

MP SPEAKS | If you have been paying attention to Umno leaders in recent months, or if you listen to the chatter of the BN cyber-troopers on the social media or for that matter, if you read the news stories and opinion pieces of the mainstream media - there is a concerted, almost herculean effort to taint DAP secretary-general and former finance minister Lim Guan Eng with the purported Penang undersea tunnel scandal.

And you might just think, given the level of noise on the matter, this scandal must be nearly as big as the 1MDB scandal, putting Lim Guan Eng in the league of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak.

After all, there’s no smoke without fire right?

Well, that’s exactly how the BN and now Perikatana Nasional schemers would like you, the man on the street to think. Therefore, if they - the cyber-troopers, the PN-biased mainstream media, assisted by seemingly routine actions by the investigating authorities like the MACC - create sufficient smoke, and of course, fan them like crazy, the seeds of doubt could be planted even in the most hardcore of DAP supporters.

In this case, these guys have successfully created hazardous, choking levels of artificial smoke...

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