Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who dominated headlines in Malaysia for 22 years, finally called it quits. OK, not quite, for he only resigned from Umno but is still waging an all out war against not only Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi but also those around him. This childish behaviour of Mahathir is truly reminiscent of June 2002, when he shocked the Umno general assembly by announcing that he was stepping down as president.
The only difference is, Mahathir’s tears were at the time aimed at hanging on to the toy (ie. The PM post) for a little longer, while this time, he is like a child crying over spilled milk, or milk that he did not get.