COMMENT | What was opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim thinking of when he agreed to take part in the debate with the convicted felon, former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak?
Najib is setting the stage for a political comeback, but what is Anwar's plan? He was foolish to give political legitimacy to the world's greatest kleptocrat.
Najib has been investigated, charged and sentenced for his role in the 1MDB scandal. Najib belongs in Sungei Buloh, whilst Anwar should step down.
If Anwar was desperate for a sparring partner in debates, that person should have been Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
Ismail Sabri controls the nation's purse strings. He instructs his Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz and money is made available. Ismail Sabri is the decision-maker, not Najib. Or, are people speculating that Najib is the...