COMMENT | It seems that the whole of Malaysia is up in arms against Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim - at least, from what we have read in the media and in chat group discourses over the past few days.
What was the stinging issue that has triggered so much backlash against the government? What else but the discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) granted to Deputy Premier Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
To be honest, I’m actually very surprised, if not shocked, that so many are still surprised and shocked about Zahid’s discharge.
Even the so-called ‘experts’ within the legal circle, civil society, analysts, journalists, and the politicians themselves seemed to be taken by surprise. I would have thought that they knew this was coming...