COMMENT | Not the time for Anwar to take over Putrajaya

“What do we do now?”

– Bill McKay (The Candidate)

COMMENT | For some Pakatan Harapan supporters, there is this idea that it is now Anwar Ibrahim’s time to assume the mantle of leadership of this country together with Harapan. Hourly, the rakyat are inundated with rumours, speculations and sometimes even facts on the manoeuvrings of the political class of this country.

As of the time of writing, Anwar had received the backing of 105 opposition MPs and GPS was making queer noises which just goes to show you how these people think of the role of government in this country, especially now during a time of a pandemic. All this sandiwara while the rest of us suffer. Remember, these cretins still get their fat salaries and maybe even a raise because the winner has to "reach out to the loser".

My question is, why would Anwar and Harapan even want to run this country at this time? The failure of the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government is a failure of Malay uber alles politics specifically and an indictment of mainstream political operatives in this country.

Whoever leads this country is not only going to inherit the mess of the former government - minions of which have been going on an apology tour - but would also be held hostage to whatever...

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