Silly conjectures

The Malaysian Insider
April 11, 2013

APRIL 11 – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad must not be feeling confident of a Barisan Nasional (BN) victory in Gelang Patah.

The former BN chief wrote today that a Lim Kit Siang win in Gelang Patah will result in racial confrontation, arguing that Chinese-Malay economic partnership will be ruined.

“Kit Siang is going to bring about conflict and antagonism between the races, to wage the Chinese to dislike and hate the Malays,” Dr Mahathir wrote in his blog.

“When Kit Siang decided to contest in Chinese majority Gelang Patah it is because he wanted the Chinese there and in Johor to reject working together and sharing with the Malays.

“An unhealthy racial confrontation would replace Sino-Malay cooperation which has made Malaysia stable and prosperous.”

How ridiculous is this conjecture? That an opposition win will cause racial conflict.

Is this how to scare voters to support the BN? Through fear not respect or popularity.

Is this what Dr Mahathir has to fall back to get BN to win Gelang Patah, no matter whether MCA or Umno gets to stand there?

No one should use the race card or the threat of racial conflict to win an election. This is blackmail in its purest form.

More so Dr Mahathir. Wasn’t he who said he wants to build a Bangsa Malaysia but now fears losing Gelang Patah will undo his efforts.

Malaysians will do well to ignore such silly conjectures. Such threats and mindset belongs to the past.

Malaysia and Malaysians are now a lot more mature, perhaps even more than politicians, to think that an opposition victory in one like Gelang Patah will lead to any kind of racial conflict.

  1. #1 by yhsiew on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 7:24 am

    Typical Mahathirism race card and intimidation!

  2. #2 by Sallang on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 7:36 am

    When BN wins, there will be peace. If Opposition wins there will be no BR1M.
    But if LKS were to win in GP this time, there will be conflict? How come there was no conflict in Ipoh Timor?

    “Kit Siang is going to bring about conflict and antagonism between the races, to wage the Chinese to dislike and hate the Malays,” Dr Mahathir wrote in his blog.

    I cannot believe a former Prime Minister of Malaysia can be so racist, and would promote hatred among the

    I hope you, Mahathir, will live another 20 years, cry 20 years seeing your empire crumple. Its a very sad thing for an old man, But you deserve it.

  3. #3 by Bigjoe on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 7:44 am

    What is wrong with ending CORRUPT Malay-Chinese economic cooperation? I hope there is confrontation – between the corrupt race and the rest of us…

  4. #4 by Bigjoe on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 8:08 am

    Again let me propose this message:

    Orang Melayu sudah bayar untuk Mahathir & anak anaknya untuk Kaya berbiliion billon dengan tol, electric, gula, dll, Mahathir kata awak masih mesti bayar lebih lagi DAN hutang benci-membenci, dengki-mendengki untuk nya. Awak mahu kah?

  5. #5 by lee tai king (previously dagen) on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 8:37 am

    Oh boy!

    During his time as PM, he was known as the “IBM” or “International Big Mouth”.

    Looks like he still is a Big Mouth and an extremely irresponsible one.

    Now who is fanning racial hatred? Who is the real master of racism. He is and umno too. Who else? No one else except monterO’mamak and those bigots in umno!

    • #6 by kg on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 9:38 am

      Madey has no choice, IbAliPerkasa failed miserably, and chengho type of people won’t do that kind of work anymore. So Madey must do it himself, again. What a pity.

  6. #7 by SENGLANG on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 8:49 am

    He was the man who wrote about Malay dilemma. He knew exactly what are the problems faced by Malays. He also the same man who has manipulating the weaknesses in the Malays for he own agenda. Along the line he has systematically make cronyism as a culture in Malaysia. He incorporated a system where all races are share but only restricted to his chosen group, the crony group of people.

    It was just like a Ponzi scheme in the financial scam, when the masses below are filing the heat as the economy could not continue feeding the crony system

  7. #8 by SENGLANG on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 8:51 am

    the masses below turn it back. When this happened this man will use the race card and turn different races against each other. This is how this man have successfully clinch to power for over 22+years

  8. #9 by lauksnatlks on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 9:07 am

    The more he talks, the more we must bury this trash deeply once and for all before the country can find a new beginning. ABU ABU…

  9. #10 by chengho on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 9:17 am

    told you Gelang Patah voters for BN

  10. #11 by boh-liao on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 9:29 am

    Typical SICKO ultra-racist MMK!
    At least he is CONSISTENT, truly Perkosa kaki

  11. #12 by tuahpekkong on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 10:18 am

    Dr M is trying to frighten off the Chinese voters so that they don’t vote for the DAP in the coming GE. However, the more he intimidates the voters, they more resolute they become. Why would peace loving people confront each other just because Kit Siang wins in Gelang Patah? Only people with ulterior motives like Dr M like to see such a situation happening. Instead of intimidating the Chinese voters, why not do a thorough soul-searching as to what drives the Chinese to the Opposition, bearing in mind the DAP had been rejected by the Chinese before. I think the DAP should fight back by enumerating his misdeeds during his 22 year rule and make known to the voters.

  12. #13 by john on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 12:18 pm

    This MaMak is very cunning, knowing that harping on Race will begget attention and diversion on other Real Issues including his very own Stolen Billions !. (Has been this way eversince ie. one of MaMak’s patented trademark)
    Just throw it back ALL to him – Where you stashed the Billions ? All races , The Rakyat would be very keen to know ! . Do not be Fool and lead by him by the nose. Go back and stick to main issues – Corruption, Altantuya, MaMak’s Billoions, Land grabbed,,, so many of their Wrongdoings,,, these Crooks just trying to downplay,,, ( ask the youngs to go back their kampongs to enlighten their elders – an eg. only etc.,,, )
    ( Remember : they only have Cowwoman- corruption, C4-Altantuya/ TBH/ Scorpene/ Rosmak, MaMak-Race,Traitor,Billions, Soil Leg- scandal, push his son to take his place,,, PKFZ,,,Crooked Bridge,,, so, so many,,,)
    Dictate how this Election G13 should be run and not by MaMak or C4. ( now, let loose this racist MaMak, and C4 sing-song on TVs, elsewhere , etc.,,,,,)

    • #14 by kg on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 1:54 pm

      With these words, Madey was admitting indirectly that Kit will win GPatah, PR will win GE13. Isn’t it? It also reflects Madey’s scared, restless state of mind, that all the wealth he got will be gone with Kit winning GPatah, PR winning GE13. Madey wants the people to be as scared as him.

      The rakyat wants real progress, they will not be scared by such threats. The more BumNo BeEnd repeat such tactics, meaning the more desperate they are, and more rakyat will reject them.

      It is very sad to know that after 50+ years, BumNo BeEnd didn’t grow at all, just remained in an outdated mind-set.

  13. #15 by jus legitimum on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 3:10 pm

    It is sheer idiocy and stupidity for this devil to make such a horrible racist remark again.Malaysians must regret for putting this devil in power for 22 years and have to suffer for all the ills and shortcomings caused by his misrule now.Abu,Abu,Abu.

  14. #16 by sotong on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 3:13 pm

    Was this guy once a PM?

    To continue to play the narrow, divisive and damaging race card to destroy the society and country, this person together to other so called ‘ leaders ‘ is a total disgrace.

  15. #17 by Winston on Friday, 12 April 2013 - 4:55 pm

    There is really nothing one can do for this fella.
    He was driven round the bend by the attacks brought on by his own doing!
    PR will deal with him accordingly once it has taken over Putrajaya!

  16. #18 by Noble House on Saturday, 13 April 2013 - 3:07 am

    It looks like Kit did managed to ruffle some feathers by taking on GP. So much so it got the old man restless and looking desperate hoping for a cure-all remedy with his usual verbosity, a trademark of Mahathirism.

  17. #19 by on cheng on Saturday, 13 April 2013 - 2:28 pm

    only silly old cunning fox like him will give such nonsensical talk !

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