Why were you so full of avarice, Najib and Rosmah?


What made them wallow in a sea of hard currency, accessories, jewellery, and other trappings of wealth, wonders JD Lovrenciear.

Dear ex-prime minister of Malaysia and ex ‘first lady’ of Malaysia, 

Why were you so full of greed?

Was the exalted position of being the numero uno of a nation of 30m people, and all the perks that come with it along with the limelight, not enough for you?

What made you both want to wallow in a sea of hard currency, accessories, jewellery, and other trappings of wealth? The raid after raid meticulously executed has exposed unbelievable hoardings. What would lead a man and a woman to hide so much, which you claim were gifts, in various locations and homes?

It is unthinkable that the very man we trusted to bring joy to the citizens of this beloved nation could do such things with impunity.

Do not hide behind the universal edict that all men or women are innocent until proven otherwise. The seizure of carts and carts of hard currency in personal dwellings; the revelations of billions of ringgit moved around the world, yet hidden from public scrutiny – all this makes us feel so sick with betrayal.

Let this be a constant reminder, permanently chiselled in our nation’s history: greed has zero place for all of us and especially for those in seats of power entrusted to care for citizens.

Those who played along for their own benefit, by either lying for you or having a share in this unprecedented global theft, are also guilty of having betrayed the trust that ordinary citizens placed in them.

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God knows what our nation’s fate would have been, had citizens not fought against all odds and defeated your political party and coalition partners.

Let this be a lesson too in every home that greed and avarice never pays. You only end up paying for these despicable acts before you leave this planet.

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Wolfgang Sachsenroeder
27 May 2018 6.43pm

This unlimited greed seems to be a desease which comes with power. It may start already on relatively limited levels like mayors and branch secretaries, on the tob jobs too many feel omnipotent, and the entourage of bootlicking sycophants contribute to that. The ancient Greeks had already some remideas for that, namely the limitation of terms of office and nomination by a special ballot machine…

Sweebee Yap
25 May 2018 7.10pm

Well, they both thought that they can live forever and they can use the money they stole from the country. They both are so out of shape they should be the one to tighten their belts now, chicken ….

Ross Chow
25 May 2018 6.24pm

Bcos it is so easy for them to take as much as they want.

Lau Chengkeat
25 May 2018 6.17pm

Money is King? Money is the root of all evil!

Tengku JW
25 May 2018 5.41pm

This evil couple will be in Jail soon!

Charlotte Taylor Gill
25 May 2018 4.26pm

Insecurity and poor self-image. All the cash, jewels, expensive watches and handbags are material possessions that mask the inner self-loathing. 😞

Kenny Harper
25 May 2018 4.49pm

Nothing can mask the true horror that is a Sing-a-long-a-Rosmah karaoke session. Left the country poorer financially and culturally #noshame

Stella Perera
25 May 2018 2.13pm

Shameless couple. This is the man who told the rakyat to tighten our belts when we complained of the high cost of living.

Wong Sie Hui
26 May 2018 6.40pm
Reply to  Stella Perera

Can’t find the word, ” shameless” in their dictionary

Lawrence Wong
27 May 2018 1.34pm
Reply to  Stella Perera

Wong Sie Hui cant find in the dictionary bcos that word left from the dictionary and found its home oredi …the couple