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The Chinese owe BN nothing

Kee Thuan Chye  |  Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, the vendor of half-baked spin, was at it again a few days ago when he said the Chinese owed their success to the BN.

At a 1Malaysia open house, he said BN formulated good policies and ensured there was harmony in the country and an environment that "allowed the Chinese to make a good living".

Najib had the cheek to say this.

dong zong cny open door 170213 05 He of course wants the Chinese to be thankful to BN and therefore vote for the coalition in the coming general election. But his half-baked spin completely ignores the other side of the story.

For instance, the Chinese also owe it to BN that they became second-class citizens in their own country because of BN's discriminatory policies - and, let's not forget, practices...

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