A PM for all Malaysians or A PM by APCO?

by Eyes Wide Open Since the Government of Malaysia retained the global PR powerhouse APCO (for a reputed contract of RM20million of taxpayer’s money), Najib’s 1Malaysia seems to be getting a shot in the arm. There are no shortages of events lately for the PM & DPM to pour their slogans on their (alleged) crowds-for-hire, … Continue reading

Stop pretending to be the people’s paper

By Reina On Monday, The Star published a commentary ‘Stop pretending to be in power’ by Baradan Kuppusamy saying the Pakatan Rakyat should stop living an illusion by pretending to be the Perak government when Pakatan is actually the opposition. It’s amazing that a commentary that lacks depth and hardly a whiff of an attempt … Continue reading

Showdown at the OTK corral

By Reina THE commentary in yesterday’s Sunday Star probably wanted to make MCA President Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat look like John Wayne trying to clean up vermin-infested Dodge City and that he (OTK) has been as misunderstood as James Dean. Problem is OTK does not emerge looking like a hero. All it looks like … Continue reading

Adoi…who to believe, hah?

by Eyes Wide Open Same event, vastly different story! The Star has it that: He (Chua Soi Lek) told a press conference that he had received a copy of the disciplinary board’s recommendation. “As a loyal party man, I have to abide by the decision of the disciplinary board and the presidential council,” he said. … Continue reading

Which is worse – the Pakatan rift or the BN rift?

by Eyes Wide Open

The weekend has seen a sudden push by the BN against the PR – Khairy daring PAS to prove its Muslim credentials, Utusan attacking DAP as anti-Islam, UMNO labelling Anwar as a traitor to his race (whatever THAT means!) and more such race-baiting issues. The sum total effect is to create the impression that the PR is disintegrating, or to create enough issues for the PR to disintegrate.

That’s not such a remote possiblity, despite the denials of their top leaders. They PR politicians are coming across as really petty, what with Jeff Ooi and his childish denouncements, Hassan Ali and his Taliban mentality and such.

But…is it all roses in the BN side? Well, of course they would like you to believe so. And since they control the MSM, you could never know if there was anything going on.

Or could you?