Wong Chun Wai – following political masters religiously?

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Wong Chun Wai’s statement that the faithful must not be afraid to challenge their religious leaders if they are wrong prompts John Inbaraj to ask The Star’s group chief editor a searching question.

Wong Chun Wai – Photograph: chartnexus.com

I stopped buying The Star a while ago.

Even before that I bought mainly to read the sports pages and the obituary sections but my friends rebuked me for still “supporting” this trash! So I gave it up.

If I do get into a coffee shop and see this trash lying on the table, I take a peek at the letters page.

I did so today (6 July) and saw a piece written by a ‘Lost Sheep’ from Malacca captioned “Many wolves in sheep’s clothing”. It referred to columnist Wong Chun Wai’s Sunday, 1 July column ‘Pastors are mere mortals’ (I have not read it).

Lost Sheep raised some key points stated by the ‘Datuk’. Among them…”The faithful..must not be afraid to question or even challenge their religious leaders if they are wrong…”

Lost sheep concludes, ”So, don’t, like Wong says, be afraid to speak up even if there is retaliation. It is better to please God than man”.

May I ask you Datuk, Sir, do you write to please God (and humanity) or do you write to serve your political masters?

John Inbaraj is an Aliran member based in Penang

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athies
athies
6 Aug 2012 10.05pm

Is he really a god fearing man???….i don think so he is… aren’t you dato???

abcdef
abcdef
3 Aug 2012 3.40pm

When is CW retiring? i am sure when he retires,he will write a different point of view. Same with all the ex-BN retired people nowaday.

cjsavvy
cjsavvy
10 Jul 2012 12.03am

Wong has to follow the political masters,i.e., Umno. Otherwise, he (may) lose his job and retirement benefits. At this point in his life, he cannot afford to be too anti-establishment. I wonder if he can sleep peacefully at night.

lizziewong
lizziewong
9 Jul 2012 12.16pm

Wong chun Wai was briefuly remorseful, in the wake of the 308 tsunami, and he admited that the MSM had much to answer for. Alas, not so long after that, he is back to old way. I guess, a leopard will never lose its spots.

1 tipu
1 tipu
7 Jul 2012 10.54am

wong chun wai … – his principle is only position n money?? please write on the mess created in our nation by the ruling coalition lah>> Crime- corruption n economic destruction – retarded education system – millions illegals here??are u a clown?? serving your master blindly??

KB CHAN
KB CHAN
7 Jul 2012 3.30am

DATUK WONG IS A SEEMINGLY GOD FEARING MAN BUT WORKING FOR AND SERVING THE EVIL POLITICAL MASTERS. SEARCH YOUR CONSCIENCE, WONG !

Ajib Kor
Ajib Kor
14 Jul 2012 6.50pm
Reply to  KB CHAN

“..one god fearing but serving satan..”
his duty, understand he need monthly salary to pay kids education and family welfare

Bob
Bob
7 Jul 2012 12.58am

Do u seriuosly think that these were REALLY “letters to the editor”?? If u noticed, most of the so called ” letters” sounded suspiciously like goverment propaganda, disguised as ” letters ” from the public! Often the longest letter supporting the goverment policies are p” published” to fool the readers…The English are shockingly too good to be true, there seem to always praise the PM or his policies etc even Lynas….these (appear to be) “letters in wolfs clothing” !