newsmaker n. One whose actions consistently make news headlines, who effects the course of public discourse and creates an impact in Malaysian politics, for better or worse.
The turbulent waters of 2010 stirred waves, continually shaping and reshaping the shifting sands of Malaysian politics.
A once rising Pakatan Rakyat receded in popularity as the BN tasted victory in three by-elections, continuing to command or ‘buy over' popular support, whichever version is to be believed.
But these events paled against the exploits of one person who towered over the rest and dominated news headlines.
This has undeniably been the ‘darling' that none has been able to resist reading about...