Najib’s plan is working - for him, not Malaysia

YOURSAY | ‘Najib, the people have a plan for you too. Go figure this one out.’

Najib: I've a plan, and it's working

LKT: After six years as finance minister as well as prime minister, the country and the majority of the rakyat are much worse off today.

During these six years, you have given us 1MDB along with RM42 billion debt (much of it fully guaranteed by Malaysia) and an unanswered RM2.6 billion that went into your personal account.

We see the national debt spiralling to a level where the interest charge is too high to be acceptable. The ringgit today is only worth USD0.23 per RM1 (we used to be able to get as much as RM0.33 not too long ago).

Yes, you do have a plan but I doubt your plan is for the future good of Malaysia and its people. Your plan is most likely to be for your own personal survival.

Lim Chong Leong: If he has a plan, no one knows of it nor has he discussed it even with his cabinet.

He is silent on all issues and does not attend press conferences or even the forum that his team organises.

If he has a plan, he is acting on his own. Is this a dictatorship or a democracy? Is he PM of all Malaysia or King Najib?

Behsaikong: Yes, indeed he has a plan. A plan for himself, not necessarily for us Malaysians.

Yes, he has a plan which we already know about and we want that plan investigated thoroughly.

Yes, he has a plan to use the plan (Budget 2016) to divert attention on the plan that has not yet been satisfactorily investigated and for which we are still awaiting answers to.

FellowMalaysian: Najib proudly declared that “the future and welfare of all Malaysians is my priority … and also safeguarding the wellbeing of the people”.

These statements were made by him in his pre-budget announcements; seemingly words chosen to reflect the sincerity and upmost care Najib places on the welfare of his people.

The truth is Najib moves around immaculately dressed in elegant bespoke British-made suits while his daughter's engagement ceremonies in 2012 in Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya worked out to perhaps a million ringgit.

His wife Rosmah Mansor's fleet of Birkin bags and expensive hairdos were the orders of the day.

The people's livelihood, on the other hand, has been severely affected by the falling ringgit and the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) that has resulted in the cost of living to spiral up.

If Najib truly means what he says, he should start by leaving his suit at home and go down to the mud-soggy paddy fields. After all, this was what his father did many years ago as the PM.

TheAnonymous: What plan? Plan to plunder? Plan to steal? Plan to cheat? Plan to lie? Plan to cover up? Plan to make the rakyat suffer?

Plan to neutralise those who are against you? Plan to stay in power no matter what it takes?

WDA: The PM is quoted as saying, "I have a plan, and the plan is working. I will not be distracted, for there are serious consequences of not seeing the plan through."

Yes, your plan not to be convicted for corruption is working despite having RM2.6 billion in your bank accounts from an unconfirmed and unverifiable source.

You have eliminated potential threats, especially the former attorney-general (AG), who is believed to have prepared a draft charge sheet with your name on it.

This is of course related to SRC International indirectly depositing RM42 million into your personal account which the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is still investigating.

Of course, there will be serious consequences if you don't see your plan through.

RKR: Najib, the people have a plan too. Go figure this one out.

Quigonbond: "I have a plan" sounds ominously like Cylons attacking the colonies of the 12 planets.

It’s a bad analogy because it could mean Najib has a plan to drain the 11 states and federal territories dry.

There is no magic pill in case some readers are wondering. The only plan is more money into personal accounts.

Anonymous_1371467117: With apologies to Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech:

“I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a plan. It is a plan deeply rooted in the Malaysian dream.

“I have a plan that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are not created equal; the chosen few of us have the right to deceive the rest."

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