PART3 MOTHER FUCKER PAPAGOMO IS REWIRING UMNO PANDIKUTTY’S DEADBRAIN

The UMNO pigs are the most shameless animal on the face of the earth. It is the only animal that invites its friends to have sex with its mate. In America, most people consume pork. Many times after dance parties, they have swapping of wives; i.e. many say “you sleep with my wife and I will sleep with your wife.” If you eat pigs then you behave like pigs. We Indians look upon America to be very advanced and sophisticated. Whatever they do, we follow after a few years. According to an article in Island magazine, this practice of swapping wives has become common in the affluent circles of Bombay
This trial is a bald-faced attempt to permanently remove an opposition leader from Malaysian politics. The government is trying to manipulate the justice system for political purposes. 

Elaine Pearson, deputy Asia director
Government Pre-Trial Maneuvers Show Political Motivations
anwar2

THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT SHOULD IMMEDIATELY DROP POLITICALLY MOTIVATED CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST OPPOSITION LEADER ANWAR IBRAHIM, HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH SAID TODAY.

On July 15, 2009, the Kuala Lumpur High Court will hear Anwar’s application to strike out a sodomy charge against him, and an ongoing defense request for evidence it says is crucial to properly prepare for trial.
This is the second time Anwar has been charged with sodomy. He spent six years in prison before his previous conviction for sodomy was overturned in 2004.

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH SAID THE CURRENT CHARGE APPEARS POLITICALLY MOTIVATED AND LACKS CREDIBILITY.

The government has failed to disclose key evidence to the defense, hastily sought to pass a DNA statute that aids the prosecution, and put Anwar at a disadvantage by unnecessarily moving the trial to the high court. In addition, the government allowed the attorney general, who is under investigation for misconduct in Anwar’s previous trial, to be involved in the current case.
“This trial is a bald-faced attempt to permanently remove an opposition leader from Malaysian politics,” said Elaine Pearson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “The government is trying to manipulate the justice system for political purposes.”
The current charge against Anwar relates to allegations that on June 26, 2008, he had sexual relations with Mohd Saiful Bukhari bin Azlan, a 23-year-old male former volunteer aide to Anwar. Although initially filed as a non-consensual offense, prosecutors later changed the charge to consensual sodomy, though Saiful has never been charged. A conviction would force Anwar to vacate his seat in Parliament and effectively bar him from contesting in the next general election, expected before 2012.
Anwar’s July 15 court application to drop the sodomy charge rests on the basis of two medical reports. Three specialists from the public Kuala Lumpur Hospital endorsed a July 13, 2008 medical report regarding the complainant that found “no conclusive clinical findings suggestive of penetration to the anus and no significant defensive wound on the body of the patient.” A doctor at the private Pusrawi Hospital who examined Saiful on June 28, 2008, two days after the alleged incident, reported the anus as “normal.” The doctor later left Malaysia to escape what he said was persistent pressure to alter his report.
In addition, the defense will reiterate its January 2009 request for at least 10 documents it asserts are necessary for it to properly prepare Anwar’s defense at trial. They include the original closed-circuit television recordings from the alleged crime scene, original specimens from which DNA samples were allegedly obtained, chemist’s notes, witness statements including the complainant’s, and medical reports. To date, the Public Prosecutor’s office has denied it is withholding any documents it is mandated to share under the Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code.
“Providing the defendant with evidence crucial for preparing his defense is a basic requirement of a fair trial,” said Pearson. “The prosecution’s withholding of key evidence is a red flag of political shenanigans.”
Concerns about a fair trial were heightened on July 1 after the court dismissed Anwar’s appeal challenging Attorney General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail’s decision to move the trial to the High Court from the Sessions Court where it originated. Transfer to a high court reduces opportunities for a defense appeal to higher courts should Anwar be found guilty. Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi then stated publicly in July 2008 that Abdul Gani, who is also public prosecutor, would have no part in Anwar’s trial as he is under investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission for allegedly falsifying evidence to protect those involved in an assault on Anwar in 1998 while he was in police custody during the earlier sodomy trial.
Sessions Court Judge Komathy Suppiah ruled in March that, “it is evident that any involvement by the AG [Gani] in this case would seriously undermine public confidence in the administration of criminal justice.” The High Court overruled Judge Komathy’s decision, stating that Gani was only acting administratively in approving the transfer and thus was not involved in the new trial.
DNA issues are also contentious in the case. On June 23, 2009, the lower house of Parliament quickly passed the Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Identification Act, which will go into effect after Senate and Royal assent. It would allow police to take DNA samples from criminal suspects and to use those samples to build a DNA databank. Anwar has repeatedly refused to submit DNA samples in this case on the grounds that current law does not require it and because of his reasonable concern for evidence tampering as happened in his 1998 trial.
The proposed DNA law includes a provision stating that “any existing DNA profile and any information in relation thereto kept and maintained by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia or Royal Malaysia Police, immediately before coming into operation of this Act shall … form part of the DNA Databank established under this Act.” Circumventing Anwar’s refusal to provide a new DNA sample, this would permit the manipulated samples from his previous trial to be used as evidence and manipulated again during the upcoming trial.
Other language in the bill raises fair-trial concerns. Article 24 reads: “Any information from the DNA Database shall be admissible as a conclusive proof of the DNA identification in any proceedings in any court.” Such decisive stipulations ignore well-known information that DNA databanks are not foolproof, and are often prone to tampering and mistakes in evidence collection and handling. As a safeguard, many courts around the world have determined that information gleaned from DNA cannot be conclusive and must always be corroborated. Those responsible for the collection of evidence must be professional, competent, and beyond the reach of any improper interference.
Serious concerns about fairness and impartial administration of justice, combined with heavy-handed police tactics at the time of Anwar’s arrest and intimidation of witnesses, are reminiscent of Anwar’s earlier, deeply marred sodomy trial, Human Rights Watch said. Given these concerns, Human Rights Watch renewed its call for the charge against Anwar to be dropped immediately.
“The Malaysian government should stop using the courts to pursue political vendettas,” said Pearson. “Unless it drops these dubious charges against Anwar, it risks giving its reputation another black eye.”
Sodomy (“committing carnal intercourse against the order of nature”), even when consensual, is punishable in Malaysia under Section 377B of the Penal Code by up to 20 years in prison and whipping. Human Rights Watch urges the Malaysian authorities to uphold international human rights standards by decriminalizing consensual homosexual conduct and replacing Section 377A with a gender-neutral rape law.
At 86, The Kingmaker of UMNO SEX Politics 

DATUK SERI NAZRI ABDUL AZIZ SAYS MAHATIR THE STUPID. THE IDIOT THE MOST INEPT, CORRUPT AND FOOLISH NO INTELLIGENCE AND SOME SCARY THOUGHTS

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‘Mahathir used this strategy of lying continuously against Anwar but failed miserably. Najib and Umno seem to think that they can do better.’
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THE ROUSING ROSE A SPOON FULL OF LOVE SEX RESOLUTIONS TO REKINDLE THE FLAME

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AntiRacial: It looks like BN is too desperate to put Anwar Ibrahim behind bars before announcing next general election date.

Unfortunately, every step BN took to ‘fix’ Anwar backfired on BN itself. The ‘Datuk T’ trio looks like they are useless – they are not good as politicians and now they are even not good in fabricating false evidence.

Pemerhati: Umno’s earlier attempt to tarnish Anwar was thoroughly discredited by the photographic evidence which shows Anwar appearing in court the next day after the alleged incident with a beard, whereas the Anwar lookalike, who is alleged to have performed in the video the previous day, does not have a beard.

In this second attempt, the colour of the clothes again discredits Umno’s attempt to discredit Anwar. The Umno people, unless they are extremely stupid, would also be aware that their attempt to tarnish Anwar has failed miserably.

But they continue to repeat this lie in their monopolised media and are hoping that the people will begin to believe their lies and turn against Anwar.

Mahathir used this strategy of lying continuously against Anwar during the sodomy 1 kangaroo trial and failed miserably but Najib and Umno seem to think that they can do better than Mahathir.

Anonymous_40dc: This is part of what PM Najib Razak has said in wanting to win GE13 at all costs. Umno members are not afraid of Allah and the retribution from Him in the hereafter.

They indulge in ‘fitnah’, slander and backbiting. What they are afraid of is losing power that with it comes the country’s wealth to be plundered to maintain their lavish lifestyles.

They will ask if the meat is ‘halal’, but never ask if the money they are taking is ‘halal’ or ‘haram’.

AnonymousBersih: The previous sex video was in black and white, now their standards have improved to colour. And it looks like Anwar Ibrahim’s pants have also changed colour – from grey to black. Does this make sense?

Mahindar Singh: What a waste time. Can we focus on the needs of the nation instead of these stupid videos? This video could have been shot on other days – who knows and who cares.

Proarte: The issue is one of integrity. Furthermore, for someone like Anwar who has abused Islam for political benefit and who has played the role of a pious and ‘practising Muslim’, allegelly consorting with prostitutes exposes his cynicism and deceit.

Such a person is not fit to be a leader. Pakatan Rakyat leaders would do well to distance themselves from this human being who can lie without even blinking. Anwar is going to destroy Pakatan solidarity if he is not shown the door.

Let his wife study the videos closely and decide whether she still believes that Anwar is ‘God’s Gift’ to Malaysia and whether his behaviour is befitting of an ‘imam’.

Fairnessforall: Proarte, your comments only shows that you are just blindly condemning Anwar just because you have something against him. Learn to look at evidence and not just like a fool believe everything you see.

Any fool can see that this video footage is a fake. The two persons going in and out of the lift are wearing different clothes from the two in the sex video. Shahryl Eskay Abdullah is wearing dark clothes outside, while inside the room, it’s light.

If you want to make fake videos, at least get it right.

Kyteh70: Why care about other people’s sex life? Please look at more important issues like social justice, free and fair elections, judicial independence, press freedom, etc.

Clean&Clear: Why can’t these Umno goons do something more constructive? So what if the guy in the video is actually Anwar, who cares? Is it a threat to national security?

Lim Chong Leong: Umno porn productions is not exactly like Steven Spielberg’s. Little details like colour of clothes, beard and man breasts all have to be taken into account to make fiction look like reality.

They have to learn movie production, maybe from NameWee first before they learn to slander people.

Adelicia: If they can change history to the extent that Malaya was never colonised by the British despite being a member of the Commonwealth, what is so difficult to fake a video?

As expected Umno has resorted to sex scandals to discredit Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim and PAS deputy president Mat Sabu, after its ‘pro-Communist’ and ‘Malaya-was-never-a-colony’ ploys failed to take root with the public and boomeranged.
But PKR leaders are unfazed by the latest attacks on their de-facto head. They poured scorn on the anti-Anwar allegation by Umno blogger Papagomo, who released a colour video clip showing two men he alleged were Anwar and Shazryl Eskay Abdullah waiting for a lift at a condominium.
Shazryl is part of the Datuk T trio, which organised a sex video conspiracy against Anwar, screening in public a pornographic tape they alleged showed Anwar in intimate acts with a prostitute.
“They (Umno) are continuing the character assassinations to avoid policy issues such as the electoral reforms and the new laws which are very suspicious to replace the ISA and Emergency ordinance if these really get repealed,” PKR vice president Tian Chua told Malaysia Chronicle.
“They may feel under stress to begin attacks on all fronts because the election date is very close but it will only make the people more disgusted with them. Look at the phone-sex scandal they brought up against Mat Sabu last week. The purported phone conversation was supposed to have taken place in 1994 and yet they can dig out 2011! Just imagine how desperate they are.”
Easily-detected lies
Indeed, it is quite a bold move by the Umno to revive the sex video conspiracy that had been highly criticised by the public when it surfaced several months. There were too many discrepancies and the obvious collusion with the police and the Attorney General could not be mistaken. In Papagomo’s latest clip, again the Umno lies were easy to detect.
The colour of businessman Shazryl’s clothes in the latest video clip were dark or black, whereas in the sex clip, he was wearing a light coloured T-shirt and light-coloured pants.
Papagomo had tried to insinuate that the two men were on their way up the lift where Anwar then had his rendezvous with the sex worker.
“The full-colour CCTV recording clearly shows Anwar’s face. The time of the recording also corresponds with what Datuk Seri Anwar did with the Chinese prostitute. Prior to this, it was pointed out that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was absent from Twitter and Facebook during the time the sexual intercourse took place,” pro-Umno blogger Papagomo wrote, in reference to the sex video released by the “Datuk T” trio on March 21.
Sad to say, Papagomo omitted to explain the different colours of the attire worn by both the men.
Transfixing date and time-stamp onto clip is easy to do
As PKR leaders pointed out, transfixing a time stamp and date onto a clip is easy to do.
The clip was also shot from various angles and not the usual CCTV security monitors, which often use only one or two cameras, again giving credence to belief that the man who impersonated Anwar had again been roped to do further ‘shots’ with Shzaryl.
On June 24, the “Datuk T” trio, which includes former Malacca Chief Minister Rahim Thamby Chik and former Perkasa treasurer-general Shuaib Lazim, admitted to screening the sex video. The three men were fined a total of RM5,500 by the magistrate’s court.
As for Mat Sabu, ater a month-long assault, wherein Umno leaders had accused him of being pro-Communist, a traitor and but then ended up with a farcical denial that Malaya was ever a colony, Umno is now trying to dredge out the khalwat or close proximity case made out against the PAS No. 2. Mat Sabu had been charged in the mid 90s forkhalwat, for which he has denied and has already been aquitted of by the Islamic courts.
Umno has been accused of aiming to discredit both Mat Sabu and Anwar to the rural Malays, so as to retain its grip on federal power. Both the Pakatan men are very popular and charismatic speakers with the urban as well as rural Malay electorate, which is Umno’s traditional bastion.
The general election is widely expected very soon, either after the Budget 2012 in October/November or next year in March/April.
– Malaysia Chronicle
Shots that Umno did not show:

This trial is a bald-faced attempt to permanently remove an opposition leader from Malaysian politics. The government is trying to manipulate the justice system for political purposes.

Elaine Pearson, deputy Asia director
Government Pre-Trial Maneuvers Show Political Motivations
anwar2

THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT SHOULD IMMEDIATELY DROP POLITICALLY MOTIVATED CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST OPPOSITION LEADER ANWAR IBRAHIM, HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH SAID TODAY.

On July 15, 2009, the Kuala Lumpur High Court will hear Anwar’s application to strike out a sodomy charge against him, and an ongoing defense request for evidence it says is crucial to properly prepare for trial.
This is the second time Anwar has been charged with sodomy. He spent six years in prison before his previous conviction for sodomy was overturned in 2004.

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH SAID THE CURRENT CHARGE APPEARS POLITICALLY MOTIVATED AND LACKS CREDIBILITY.

The government has failed to disclose key evidence to the defense, hastily sought to pass a DNA statute that aids the prosecution, and put Anwar at a disadvantage by unnecessarily moving the trial to the high court. In addition, the government allowed the attorney general, who is under investigation for misconduct in Anwar’s previous trial, to be involved in the current case.
“This trial is a bald-faced attempt to permanently remove an opposition leader from Malaysian politics,” said Elaine Pearson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “The government is trying to manipulate the justice system for political purposes.”
The current charge against Anwar relates to allegations that on June 26, 2008, he had sexual relations with Mohd Saiful Bukhari bin Azlan, a 23-year-old male former volunteer aide to Anwar. Although initially filed as a non-consensual offense, prosecutors later changed the charge to consensual sodomy, though Saiful has never been charged. A conviction would force Anwar to vacate his seat in Parliament and effectively bar him from contesting in the next general election, expected before 2012.
Anwar’s July 15 court application to drop the sodomy charge rests on the basis of two medical reports. Three specialists from the public Kuala Lumpur Hospital endorsed a July 13, 2008 medical report regarding the complainant that found “no conclusive clinical findings suggestive of penetration to the anus and no significant defensive wound on the body of the patient.” A doctor at the private Pusrawi Hospital who examined Saiful on June 28, 2008, two days after the alleged incident, reported the anus as “normal.” The doctor later left Malaysia to escape what he said was persistent pressure to alter his report.
In addition, the defense will reiterate its January 2009 request for at least 10 documents it asserts are necessary for it to properly prepare Anwar’s defense at trial. They include the original closed-circuit television recordings from the alleged crime scene, original specimens from which DNA samples were allegedly obtained, chemist’s notes, witness statements including the complainant’s, and medical reports. To date, the Public Prosecutor’s office has denied it is withholding any documents it is mandated to share under the Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code.
“Providing the defendant with evidence crucial for preparing his defense is a basic requirement of a fair trial,” said Pearson. “The prosecution’s withholding of key evidence is a red flag of political shenanigans.”
Concerns about a fair trial were heightened on July 1 after the court dismissed Anwar’s appeal challenging Attorney General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail’s decision to move the trial to the High Court from the Sessions Court where it originated. Transfer to a high court reduces opportunities for a defense appeal to higher courts should Anwar be found guilty. Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi then stated publicly in July 2008 that Abdul Gani, who is also public prosecutor, would have no part in Anwar’s trial as he is under investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission for allegedly falsifying evidence to protect those involved in an assault on Anwar in 1998 while he was in police custody during the earlier sodomy trial.
Sessions Court Judge Komathy Suppiah ruled in March that, “it is evident that any involvement by the AG [Gani] in this case would seriously undermine public confidence in the administration of criminal justice.” The High Court overruled Judge Komathy’s decision, stating that Gani was only acting administratively in approving the transfer and thus was not involved in the new trial.
DNA issues are also contentious in the case. On June 23, 2009, the lower house of Parliament quickly passed the Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Identification Act, which will go into effect after Senate and Royal assent. It would allow police to take DNA samples from criminal suspects and to use those samples to build a DNA databank. Anwar has repeatedly refused to submit DNA samples in this case on the grounds that current law does not require it and because of his reasonable concern for evidence tampering as happened in his 1998 trial.
The proposed DNA law includes a provision stating that “any existing DNA profile and any information in relation thereto kept and maintained by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia or Royal Malaysia Police, immediately before coming into operation of this Act shall … form part of the DNA Databank established under this Act.” Circumventing Anwar’s refusal to provide a new DNA sample, this would permit the manipulated samples from his previous trial to be used as evidence and manipulated again during the upcoming trial.
Other language in the bill raises fair-trial concerns. Article 24 reads: “Any information from the DNA Database shall be admissible as a conclusive proof of the DNA identification in any proceedings in any court.” Such decisive stipulations ignore well-known information that DNA databanks are not foolproof, and are often prone to tampering and mistakes in evidence collection and handling. As a safeguard, many courts around the world have determined that information gleaned from DNA cannot be conclusive and must always be corroborated. Those responsible for the collection of evidence must be professional, competent, and beyond the reach of any improper interference.
Serious concerns about fairness and impartial administration of justice, combined with heavy-handed police tactics at the time of Anwar’s arrest and intimidation of witnesses, are reminiscent of Anwar’s earlier, deeply marred sodomy trial, Human Rights Watch said. Given these concerns, Human Rights Watch renewed its call for the charge against Anwar to be dropped immediately.
“The Malaysian government should stop using the courts to pursue political vendettas,” said Pearson. “Unless it drops these dubious charges against Anwar, it risks giving its reputation another black eye.”
Sodomy (“committing carnal intercourse against the order of nature”), even when consensual, is punishable in Malaysia under Section 377B of the Penal Code by up to 20 years in prison and whipping. Human Rights Watch urges the Malaysian authorities to uphold international human rights standards by decriminalizing consensual homosexual conduct and replacing Section 377A with a gender-neutral rape law.
At 86, The Kingmaker of UMNO SEX Politics


 observers point out, Muhyiddin hasn’t been publicly defending either Najib or Rosmah lately. One businessman in Kuala Lumpur told Asia Sentinel: “Mahathir and
 muhyiddin are both working towards the same objective together – get Najib out.”  

Tan Sri Abd Aziz Shamsuddin
 a former minister, said today that he belief that there is a strong mutiny brewing within Umno.
“There is such thing. This is is not a misconception. Umno’s knife is out for Najib
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Back in 2008, Najib Razak and Muhyiddin Yassin were only too happy and willing to help Mahathir Mohamad bring down the then Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi. Mahathir had made many attempts but could not hammer it through because Badawi had been smart enough to get a mandate of his own from the people, something that his successor Najib has failed to do and which is costing him now.
In 2004, Badawi who was Mahathir’s anointed successor took the BN to a landslide victory, a record 95 per cent rout that immediately sparked a jealous reaction from his former boss that too huge a dominance in Parliament was not good for the country. But Mahathir needn’t have worried because in 2008, Badawi crashed. He took the BN to its worst-ever electoral performance, even losing the coalition’s long-held two-thirds majority in Parliament.

Fitting in with Dr M’s plans
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 observers point out, Muhyiddin hasn’t been publicly defending either Najib or Rosmah lately. One businessman in Kuala Lumpur told Asia Sentinel: “Mahathir and
 muhyiddin are both working towards the same objective together – get Najib out.”  

 

Tan Sri Abd Aziz Shamsuddin
 a former minister, said today that he belief that there is a strong mutiny brewing within Umno.
“There is such thing. This is is not a misconception. Umno’s knife is out for Najib
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This gave Mahathir the opportunity to oust him. Mutual respect between the two men had long flown out of the window. In place was a deep-seated hatred especially for Badawi’s over-ambitious son-in-law Khairy Jamaluddin, whom Mahathir blamed for freezing several of his pet projects including the crooked bridge to Singapore.
By then the public was not so thrilled with Badawi either. From Mr Nice Guy and Mr Clean, he became known as Mr Sleeping Beauty for dozing on the job. It was also apparent that his family had benefited from his premiership, amassing huge wealth for themselves.
Now Najib finds himself in the same boat as Badawi in the aftermath of the March 2008 general election. The 58-year old Najib knows he is being pushed out but he seems determined to fight back, even though this may require him to ‘bite the hand that feeds him’, which had been Mahathir’s. When the 86-year old Dr M decided to call it a day in 2003, he made sure Badawi accepted Najib as his deputy.
Why Najib? Partly it was due to old loyalties and to repay old favours to Najib’s dad and uncle, who were the country’s Second and Third Prime Ministers respectively. But mainly because it fits in with Dr M’s own scheme of things which is to keep the leadership succession in UMNO a tightly-held affair, with the UMNO presidency and premiership to be rotated amongst the Najib, the Hussein and his own family. All others such as Badawi would be seat warmers and this  includes Muhyiddin Yassin, who looks all set to fill Najib’s shoes as the next UMNO President with Mahathir’s support.

Who will Mahathir choose?

At 64, Muhyiddin is best known for his “I’m Malay first, Malaysian second” comment which has stirred great unease amongst the non-Malays. This ill-judged comment, while winning some support from the Malay community, makes it highly unlikely that he will succeed in managing or controlling the non-Malays which is essential if he wants to stay UMNO President on his own steam. This is what Najib found out the hard way, promising different things to different races and in the end, losing the trust of all and landing himself at the mercy of his party colleagues.
But as far Mahathir is concerned, the Muhyiddin weakness fits in with his key condition for support – one term only as Prime Minister – for all who come and seek his ‘kingmaker’ endorsement. Such a criteria is to allow his son Mukhriz, now 46, to become PM by 50 or early 50s.
Kelantan prince Tengku Razaleigh created a mini-stir when he suddenly launched an ‘NGO’ called Amanah two weeks ago. Straight-off he was accused of setting up a new political platform and initially the UMNO spinners made use of Amanah to accuse Pakatan parties PAS and DAP of plotting to replace Anwar with Ku Li. But their illogic could not sustain and Utusan Malaysia – the UMNO newspaper which takes its editorial lead from Najib – is now ‘advising’ Ku Li to disband and not create further divisions amongst the Malays.
At 74, Ku Li is also able to accommodate Mahathir’s No. 1 requirement of ‘one term’ only. Of the lot, he is perceived to be the most ‘honorable’, insofar as he will keep his promise to go when it is time to do so – in sharp contract to Badawi and now Najib. Like Muhyiddin, Ku Li’s support within UMNO is restricted.
But the disadvantage for Malaysians is that Ku Li, in having to honour his word to Mahathir, would end up being  just another ‘lip-service’ PM. To those who know Mahathir, it is inconceivable he would allow any policies for reform that could threaten the existing authoritarian style of rule. Malaysians can expect that his conditions for support would include a restriction on policy-making.
Why is Muhyiddin keeping quiet about Ku Li coming onto the scene? UMNO watchers say firstly, he has no choice but to be patient because he has no significant support of his own in UMNO at all. Secondly, he is already ahead on the list and Ku Li kicks in only when it becomes apparent that his ‘Malay first, Malaysian second’ boo-boo is too insurmountable a risk to BN’s retaining federal power. All considered, it is wiser for him to be patient.
For Badawi and Khairy, unless they spring a very dramatic power grab, it is hard to see them making any headway in UMNO at all. Badawi’s support is weak and while he was well liked by Malaysians at one point in time, when he refused to champion them against Najib and the during the days of Perak crisis, opting instead to strike a deal for himself, they lost faith in him. As for Khairy, until he is able to convince Malaysians that he is not youngest billionaire in the country with the loot obtained through corrupt ways, no one will bother to waste time on him, except himself and his small little camp.
For Najib, the going can only get tougher and whatever fight that he puts up, he won’t be able to stave off his UMNO foes because he was foolish enough to kill off his own popularity with the people, who are actually the pivotal point in the power equation against Mahathir.
Najib’s only trump card is he may try the same tactic his Dad used to push out first Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman, which is to create racial riots and instill military or police rule. And then go about systematically purging his rivals from UMNO and replacing them with his own loyalists. This is also Mahathir’s biggest nightmare, and he has already warned against it through his former adviser Matthias Chang.

Emergency rule is still in the picture

Obviously, should Emergency rule be imposed, the implications would affect far more people than the UMNO protagonists. It would mean a loss of democracy for Malaysia, and the toll this would inflict on the nation’s future would be irreparable. But really, it seems as if Najib, Rosmah and his cousin Hishammuddin Hussein are more concerned about staying on and enjoying the fruits of their fathers’ labours than what happens to Malaysians. Why they should think so or what huge gratitude Malaysians owe Abdul Razak and Hussein Onn is an enigma and lost to most people.
And this is may be precisely why Mahathir believes that if any Malay leader is owed a debt of gratitude and has the right to perpetuate his own dynasty, it should be him. He ruled Malaysia from 1981 to 2003. Razak ruled from 1970 to 1976 , Hussein from 1976 to 1981. As for Tunku, who was PM from 1957 to 1970, he died without a male successor and his family, having been shut out by Razak, has preferred to remain out of politics.
Despite having grown to a size of 3 million members, with nearly one person or other in most Malay extended families an UMNO member, the party is still very much an elitist and feudal outfit. Power is in the hands of a few and most of this power is currently in the palm of Mahathir’s hand.
Just days ago, PAS leaders made a rare public accusation that some group in UMNO was trying to topple Najib. But at this stage in the power game, the PM’s closest enemies are no longer from the Pakatan but from UMNO itself. And Najib knows who they are, the UMNO elite is nothing but a small old-boys club. Neither have his challengers minced any words and if he is feeling the heat from the string of scandals about his family’s lavish lifestyle being exposed around the globe, then he’d better buy more air-conditioning.
Whoever wins the day at UMNO may not be able to clinch the PM’s seat. There is a chance for Anwar’s Pakatan to win at GE-13 and this may force a new and seismic shake-up in UMNO, perhaps the only way for the party to really reform itself and survive as a political option for the people in the future

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