Cool politician, anyone? Rais Yatim has burnt his bridges and crossed them, and recently created quite an uproar when he unilaterally decided to withdraw from the race for the Commonwealth secretary-general post which some of his more ambitious Cabinet colleagues seemed very keen for him to have.
Last night, Rais tells politicians not to be too emotional over the Negarakuku issue. He said politicians could only act as the executive power (if they had the power) and not follow their emotions.
Ooh, that should hurt many as there have been many who were openly emotional about Namewee's rap on the national anthem. I am wondering which bridges Rais has burnt now.
p.s. And I am rather curious as to why the Bernama report here places "if they had the power" in brackets.