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COMMENT | Adam Adli gets the problem, will he be part of the solution?
“I'm tired of being crushed under the weight of greedy men who believe in nothing.”

-Jackson ‘Jax’ Teller ‘Sons of Anarchy’

COMMENT | If you consider life a war, youths are on the frontlines. Youths are the demographic that more often than not are hardest hit by the policies and political and religious stratagems of the old people who sulk in the corridors of power.

Adam Adli Abdul Halim, PKR’s newly-minted Youth chief, should know a thing or two about serving on the frontlines. His recent public comments on the youth vote are a clear-eyed expression of how tenuous the political reality is for Pakatan Harapan.

Harapan and its partisans have always suffered from the delusion that the youth vote in Malaysia was a panacea to the political problems they (including Umno/BN and PN) created and Harapan arrogantly assumed that the youth vote was with them. They offered no evidence beyond aping cultural and political rhetoric imported from Western culture wars.

The youth vote was always problematic for me...

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