Thursday, November 6, 2014

Mahathir Mohamad Lashes Out at Selangor UMNO

On Wednesday, Mahathir Mohamad wrote on his blog that UMNO‎ must shed their reputation as a corrupt party and that their leaders must lead a moderate lifestyle. Then he zeroed in on Selangor UMNO. He urged their leaders to resign because the last two general elections yielded poor results.

In GE13 last year, Selangor BN suffered their worst defeat, winning only four parliamentary seats – Sabak Bernam, Kuala Selangor, Tanjong Karang and Sungai Besar – and eight state seats – Sungai Air Tawar, Sungai Panjang, Semenyih, Dengkil, Jeram, Bukit Malawati, Sungai Burong and Permatang.

Of course, Selangor UMNO did not take this criticism lying down. Their liaison chief Noh Omar shot back at Mahathir. He asked two questions: “…when did people begin to label UMNO as a corrupt party? During whose era did this begin?"

Obviously Nor Omar was making reference to Mahathir.

It is interesting that UMNO themselves made this open admission. They know they are perceived as being corrupt. The fact that they did not vigorously oppose means they accept they are corrupt. Still, I think it is good that they are no longer in self-denial. Even so, they are already so screwed up because of their corrupt ways – they are damned!

Now that this is out in the open – all of us should realize that there is absolutely no justification for any Malaysian – including those UMNO-BN members who are supplied with limited intelligence – to want to support UMNO or even BN. It doesn’t make any sense! Altogether, a hopeless predicament. Please, just let UMNO die ingloriously.
On Wednesday, I was at Menara Bank Islam in KL’s Jalan Perak to attend the Kelly Toastmasters meeting. I was there at the request of Division D Governor, Lim Thian Seng – and at the meeting, I took up two roles as that of General Evaluator as well as Evaluator for CC speech #10. It was good to see both familiar and new faces. But the club would benefit from steady and regular guidance.
Still, it was a good meeting and it was both informative and illuminating. Even better, the club didn’t believe in wasting precious time and started their meeting at least eight minutes early. I mean, if everybody who was supposed to be there – was there – then it is alright to start early. Of course, I was delighted! I am giving this meeting a score of an 8 over 10.


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