Archive for October 21st, 2012

Is DAP all that matters to MCA?

By Jimmy Wong | The Malaysian Insider

Oct 21 — Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek must be a short-sighted politician for saying that MCA is ready and united to battle DAP in the coming general elections.

Is that all this MCA president thinks about? Beating DAP, not representing all Malaysians in a government.

Is the MCA just focussing on the Chinese vote and not other voters, in its “Battle Without Fear” campaign to keep DAP from becoming part of any government?

What about other races? Actually, what happened to MCA’s soul-searching after the Chinese rejected it in the 2008 elections? Have they forgotten that they wanted to be more inclusive, more Malaysian?

If this is how low MCA has sunk, from a party that protected Chinese interests but also represented Malayans wanting independence, then the party should just close shop. Read the rest of this entry »


Why so much fear?

By Lucius Goon | The Malaysian Insider

OCT 21 — The Chinese are scared about hudud and have become wary of the DAP’s marriage with PAS, says Chua Soi Lek.

The Malays dislike DAP, says Najib Razak.

So I say: what is the problem, then?

The coming elections should be a walkover with an easy victory for Barisan Nasional. No reason for Najib and BN to lose sleep because the rakyat are with the BN.

Or at least that should be the case if what has been said by BN leaders at the MCA AGM is truthful. Read the rest of this entry »