Hamish McDonald, Asia-Pacific Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, wrote the day after Najib’s elevation to the premiership in April 2009.
‘Yesterday one of the countries Australia and its friends have long seen as a pillar of regional stability took another big step towards becoming a pariah nation.
‘Malaysia swore in perhaps one of the most questionable current politicians in any of the world’s democracies as its new prime minister, in a triumph of party-machine politics over sound governance and morality.’
As such the major repair work started immediately!
APCO pocketed some millions but got packed off for failure to put humpty dumpty together again. FBC paid TV stations with staged interviews and got nicked. Probably Alistair Campbell, Blairs master web-weaver is Najib’s do or die resource. Sources close to Alistair says that AC insisted that patch-work is best done overseas at some friendly conference like CHOGM. Lies always sound better in a non-combative environment. If this fails again, PM will revert back to TV3 or Utusan. And FREE no doubt! If this fails, a commentator in MT "arazak" thinks he will recruit God.....that is why all the publicity about his current trip to Mecca.
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