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COMMENT | When spoilt brats become a blight on Malaysia

COMMENT | Some political brats are the blight of Malaysia. Many have a sense of entitlement, like the former "special adviser to tourism" Nedim Nazri, or the ambitious Nurulhidayah Zahid who said that the Bersih 4.0 protest was "stupid".

Or the "self-made" banker, Nazir Abdul Razak, who fell out with his convict brother Najib and claimed that he supported Pakatan Harapan at GE14, and yet had failed to make this support public.

Or Marina Mahathir, whom many Malaysians quietly wonder, "Whose side is she on? Her dad's? Ours? People who stand in the middle of the road will get run over."

You've heard the expression, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away".

In 1983, the Education Ministry started a programme called Program Susu Sekolah (PSS) to provide primary schoolchildren with free milk.

If only the ministry had provided them with an apple instead of milk because there is one doctor who is bad for the nation's health. Mahathir Mohamad.

When two books by the children of two former prime ministers appeared within two weeks of one another, many questions were asked.

Nazir's memoir...

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