“Najib Abdul Razak, the apprentice prime minister, vowed to spearhead the ‘clarion for moderation', unveiling also an institute of Wasatiyyah (Moderation) under the purview of his own department.”
“The man making a clarion call for the Malays to rise up against others is now the head of government, but the mainstream press - especially all the major Chinese dailies - now pretends the racially and politically charged gathering did not happen.”
“Seeing the subservient and pliable character of the Malaysian media reminds me of what George Orwell wrote in 1984: If the Party could thrust its hand into the past and say of this or that even, it never happened - that, surely, was more terrifying than more torture and death.”
“Finally, Brother Jib, would you ensure a peaceful, orderly and constitutional transition of power should Barisan Nasional lose at the next general election? Any silence on his part would be telling enough to debunk his myth of moderation.
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