Sorry lah, we were teasing earlier but now must read this one

We’re guessing that readers who tuned in to our ‘Traitor! Traitor! Traitor!‘ posting yesterday were expecting something salacious on local politics, only to see on the page a Turkey story and it’s not even Thanksgiving. But now, here is our brief observation on the domestic ‘traitor’ business. Who it is usually who screams ‘penderhaka’ and … Continue reading

Zaid and the irony of ironies

Pix pinched from Malaysiakini Before March 8, 2008, Malaysians reading MSM would hardly have been aware that the opposition existed — at least in any positive sense. They were given precious little coverage, and what little there was negative or painted an unflattering picture. Heck, even the photographs selected of the opposition leaders by the … Continue reading

Just ‘like’ drive-by shootings (at Zaid), eh?

Pix: One Pakatan party is bending over backwards to appease and it ain’t PKR. Part 2, continued from yesterday … Part 1 of this posting left off at quoting FMT as saying said that some of the party’s seasoned politicians felt that it shouldn’t be highlighting the feuds in their house. We then added our … Continue reading

PKR infighting spills over into out-fighting

Pix: One Pakatan party is bending over backwards to appease and it ain’t PKR. Hartal has previously called Malaysia’s richest paper The Sniveling Star. We’d like to think that we had adequately deconstructed its articles to convince our blog readers as to in what way Star snivelled. Recently, there has been some name-calling of Free … Continue reading

As the tummy turns

By Sharifuddin A Latiff Raja Petra’s Stories Half Made Up, Says Mukhriz KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) — Articles written by fugitive blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin are only half truths with the rest made up by him, Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir said. You don’t say .. He said Raja Petra, … Continue reading

BUM2010 – Sparks May Fly!!

By Eyes Wide Open This year’s B.U.M. event is shaping up to be even more interesting than previous years. Last year saw panel larger-than-life speakers such as the inimitable Dr M making a show. This year, we have a number of controversial speakers weighing in their opinions on the state of media in the country. … Continue reading

CIJ making loud demands, and then what?

By Hartal MSM The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) and Wami just drafted an online petition — which among other things — demanded by the end of the month for: 1. An explanation by NTV7 and TV2 on the latest incidents of alleged censorship. 2. An unequivocal assurance from the Prime Minister that no one … Continue reading

Let the nons ‘mandi arak’ & Ridhuan Tee’s other Hulu S’gor shockers!

By Hartal MSM

“Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)” – To Kill a Mockingbird
(quote lifted from a comment by Malaysian Insider reader ‘sylim’ in response to Dr Mohd Ridhuan Tee Abdullah’s most recent article.

GAP’s pathetic lie!

By Sharifuddin A. Latiff Mkini pix (and original story here) Most of you would have seen the above (right) photo by now. This was the response by GAP to Azmin Ali’s challenge for UMNO Baru (Woit! BN where got some more lah), through their bloggers, to provide irrefutable evidence of Zaid Ibrahim’s indiscretion. Excerpts: gambar … Continue reading