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Of one-term governments, the opposition and an 'insurance policy'

Lu Wei Hoong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT | Umno and PAS grassroots leaders often chide that the Pakatan Harapan-led government will be a one-term government, this after history was made in the 14th general election when Umno and BN become the federal opposition for the first time.

For Umno, which will cement its alliance with PAS this weekend, the move for it to unite with opposition parties is aimed at returning them to power in Putrajaya.

Some firebrand groups have even fanned racial and religious sentiments by claiming that federal power has fallen into the hands of the kafir (infidels), as though the Harapan government is a sign of the end of times...

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