COMMENT Soon after Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak's pre-recorded interview with TV3 was aired last night, a joke swirled in cyberspace about Snow White, Superman and Pinocchio entering three separate contests.
While Snow White and Superman won the 'most beautiful maiden' and 'strongest man' titles respectively, Pinocchio, who was also confident of emerging victorious, returned from the 'Greatest Liar' competition dejected.
"Who the hell is Najib?" Pinocchio asked when proded for the reason behind his sorrow. Apparently, the premier's nose grew longer than his during the tussle for the top spot.
Such ridicule comes as no surprise since the prime minister’s reputation has been soiled by a litany of allegations, but it was Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s excoriation that did the most damage...