Recently I asked an old friend, a Malaysian in Jakarta, a journalist who thinks he is a former journalist, a most handsome cina Malaysia, to blog his thoughts on the Dr M-Abdullah issue.
I know that looking in usually gives you a bigger picture even if clarity is sometimes compromised.
"These are people who owe their existence to patronage, not intellectual vigor," says Unspun.
"It is therefore not surprising that the arguments advanced against Mahathir are so lame, for example: Mahathir is questioning the government and asking it to account for four incidents. The response was to brand it as bad for the nation's stability, ask for Mahathir to resign from Umno. As a friend used to say: what's that got anything to do with the price of fish?"
Do read on. http://unspun.wordpress.com/2006/07/03/67/
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