Surely Umno leaders who have been loudly protesting the return of Chin Peng’s ashes to Sitiawan cannot be ignorant of what actually happened in Baling in December 1955, writes Jeyakumar Devaraj.
The Umno/BN side, despite the stupendous expense of its campaign and all its related activities, failed to present any clear argument why it deserved to be re-elected, writes Clive Kessler.
In our two-part story, Clive Kessler looks at the BN’s campaign. While Ibrahim Ali and Zulkifli Noordin were both knocked out, Umno won more seats on the back of a Perkasa-Lite campaign.
True to form, Umno does not disappoint in its single-minded goal of tearing this country apart for its own ends, writes Sheila Santharamohana.
The rural people who lack information due to poor internet and social media penetration are victims of Umno’s religious and political propaganda, observes Tota.
Decent thinking Malaysians were justifiably shocked that a former judge of the Court of Appeals, Mohd Noor Abdullah, could have expressed views that are so abhorrently out of character for a judge.
Unless race-based politics is substituted with real justice, fairness and equity, the only thing left of the BN would be Umno, says K Haridas
Was there an agreement before the general election? Did Chinese Malaysians actually promise the BN their votes ahead of time, asks P Ramakrishnan.
Life under the coconut shell is no longer sustainable. It is time to open our minds and challenge our preconceived notions, says Tota.
One way to help effect change in the coming general election is for people to join and participate in civil society movements, says Toh Kin Woon.