When reports suggested that many opposition voters might sit out GE14, horror quickly spread among Pakatan officials and their media allies. Suddenly, there were reams of articles pleading for the Pakatan disillusioned to keep the faith and do their duty. Those who intend to skip
Chill out, dude. You worry too much. They've changed. They're Islamic moderates. If you can trust us, you can trust them. That was essentially DAP's pitch for PAS in 2008 and 2013. And boy, do we know how that turned out.
These days, DAP frequently finds
What experts think of Pakatan's proposals
There's still not much we know about Pakatan Harapan's economic agenda. But what Pakatan has proposed so far is in direct opposition to the advice of experts. Suffice to say, this is a big problem.
Pakatan has vowed to abolish the
Politicians tend to be a squeamish and unimaginative bunch, thinking first and foremost about their own survival. They go out of their way to avoid controversy and ruffling the feathers of powerful interests. Love or hate him, Najib isn't that sort of politician.
His popularity has