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COMMENT | Zaid’s 'village idiot' defence of Najib

“But he that sows lies in the end shall not lack of a harvest, and soon he may rest from toil indeed, while others reap and sow in his stead.”

- JRR Tolkien, The Silmarillion

COMMENT | For the record, former prime minister and convicted felon Najib Abdul Razak as a rich person is entitled to the best defence money can buy.

I am just not seeing that in public statements by Zaid Ibrahim. The lawyer's public exoneration of Najib is filled with illogical talking points.

For instance, when Zaid said, “Now, I am convinced Najib was lied to. Not only by Jho Low but also by his officers. He was misled by his officers in 1MDB and lied to by Goldman Sachs and Aabar Investments in Abu Dhabi.”

Alright, so the prime minister of Malaysia, was lied to by a dodgy young educated charlatan, his own...

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