"Playing racial politics non-stop. He (Umno deputy chief Nur Jazlan Mohamed) has forgotten that he is half Chinese. I'm heartbroken."
– Johor DAP chief Liew Chin Tong
COMMENT | If what they say is true – there is no such thing as bad publicity – maybe the DAP is doing a hell of a job, positioning itself as the rational alternative to the MCA.
But if it’s not true, then what in god’s green earth is the DAP’s strategy with all these nonsensical attacks against the MCA and Chinese sacred cows?
Most of it seems to be emanating from Johor DAP chief Liew Chin Tong, who just makes a bad situation worse whenever he pipes up about issues that have no relevance to how Johoreans have suffered the past couple of years.
These fights, centred on the Chinese community, are merely reinforcing certain stereotypes about the DAP - that the MCA does not have to deal with - when it comes to dealing with Malay power structures.
First, the normally rational DAP National Publicity Secretary Tony Pua...