Update: Pro-Umno blogger BigDog as put up a posting arguing why Joceline's "insider" is off the mark for elevating KJ the "political son" of Dr Mahathir. In fact, it's an insult to the former PM that Joceline would let pass such a shallow and narrow argument by her "insider".
Read "Khairy is nowhere anything like Dr Mahathir."
Read also Zorro's take on Jostling Tan.
Faizal and Khairy. Joceline Tan's article today is as "happening" as Khairy Jamaluddin, the son-in-law, is in Umno's circles (her own words, click here).
So KJ and FA, or Faizal Abdullah, are so kamceng. The two sons-in-law. One the Umno president's SIL, the other the Umno Permanent Chairman's SIL.
Scandal should be Faizal's middle name. Not too long ago, he had to resign as Klang Municipal councilor. His sin? This SIL built his house without the approval of the council. Taikor. He would have gotten away with but fellow councilor Zakariah Mohd Darus had built a mansion so filthy big that it angered the rakyat and the Selangor Sultan. So Faizal had to go, too.You'd think he'd disappear after that, tail between his legs. But no, Sir. He became bigger. His name is being linked now to the RM4.63 billion fiasco that's called the Port Klang Free Zone. The house he built without the council's approval was nothing compared with this controvesy.
I've heard so many people telling me that he was the No 1 "balachi" or "crony" of the other son-in-law, KJ. I don't know. Perhaps Joceline Tan can tell us if that's true. She's definitely close enough to tell us.
p.s. By the way, in her article in the Sunday Star today, Joceline wrote: "Khairy is being called all kinds of names on the Internet, from monyet to racist."
Where have you been, Joceline?
Sunday, August 12, 2007
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