IN envisioning federal power, one of the Pakatan Rakyat (PR)’s trickiest points is where to place the DAP (read, a Chinese Malaysian) in the executive line up. As prime minister? God forbid, not in this Malay-Muslim majority country. As deputy prime minister? But what about PAS?
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The Malaysian ObamaBy Wong Chin Huat
(Obama image public domain; Abdullah image © Wan Leonard) COMMENTING on Barack Obama’s presidential victory, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi assured Malaysians that anyone can become prime minister of the country. But one wonders if anyone actually believes him. Just two time-zone-adjusted days before Obama’s election, the New Straits Times‘s Syed Nadzri reminded […]