It was sarcasm, Dr M says.
Malaysiakini has published the first part of its interview with Mukhriz's father.
Excerpt:But the former PM wasn't joking when he told Soon Li Tsin that Malaysia needs a strong Opposition. Read the full interview, plus his assessment on how Pas, DAP and PKR would do in Kelantan, Penang and elsewhere, here."In recent weeks, the opposition has been showing a video-clip at their ceramah where Mahathir was depicted to have conceded in a comical tone that he had brutally mistreated his then deputy, Anwar Ibrahim.
“I mean any stupid fool would have seen that it was a sarcastic remark made by me but they (opposition) make use of such things and this convince voters that they are not really knowledgeable about things or they are not very sophisticated in the use of the media,” he said."