COMMENT Politicians are supposed to plot. That is the nature of the game. It is not a crime, provided that the plan does not entail deeds that transgress the laws of the nation.
For example, a vote of no confidence against a prime minister is within the democratic framework, and in the current context, observers believe, would be a much welcomed end to the protracted political crisis that has plunged the nation into the twilight zone.
So it is odd that Ahmad Zahid Hamidi would turn to the police to seek an investigation into the campaign being mounted against his boss, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak.
Certainly, the home minister and seasoned letter writer to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is aware of what falls within the scope of police jurisdiction...