Since the last general election four-and-a-half years ago, we’ve had three prime ministers, none of whom won favour with the large segments of society.
The declining years for the length of their tenure clearly indicate a fractured instability of the besieged position.
The first, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, with his ways known only to him, was around for one year and 291 days. Muhyiddin Yassin hopped into the hot seat, and then hoppers left him with the dubious distinction of the shortest serving prime minister – one year and 169 days.
A painful lesson in timing for him – Muhyiddin barely warmed the seat before a virus started decimating populations and economies. The unsympathetic evoked alien concepts of karma and...