Lawyer Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar today said he is seeking legal action against his detractors after it was reported last Friday that he was “suing” the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. [Read the full story in The Vibes, for free]
Bangsar, 3 Nov: Good thing this guy wanted to explain himself. That he's not suing the Yang DiPertuan Agong. That, on the contrary, he is on the King's side where the Emergency controversy is concerned.
Well, well. The fact that Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar had to clarify his action is proof that his intention wasn't clear, right? In fact, it's still not clear to some. A hot shot lawyer I spoke to after Syed Iskandar's article was published in The Vibes earlier today thought of it as hogwash, "Who is he trying to fool? His action amounts to an attack on the Agong!".
In any case, it's good to know that this lawyer Syed wasn't acting on the behest of any politician or political party. Hard to believe, yes, but I say we should give him the benefit of the doubt.
On the other hand, very little doubt who this Cabinet minister is speaking for or against: