Pakatan supporters angry over Bersatu’s move to accept Umno MPs

Looi Sue-Chern

Pakatan Harapan chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad is slammed for accepting seven BN lawmakers into his party Bersatu, which is also mainly made up of former Umno members, yesterday. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, February 13, 2019.

AS Bersatu welcomed seven former Barisan Nasional MPs into the Pakatan Harapan fold, some of its own politicians and supporters are now dreading the emergence of Umno 2.0.

Several took to social media to express their disappointment, saying they now feel cheated and questioned if PH chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad has made a U-turn after promising earlier that PH would not accept Umno turncoats.

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  • There is one party in PH that garners the most negative publicity, with non-performing ministers and some with low integrity?

    Posted 3 years ago by Yoon Kok

  • As the PM and PH Chairman and the longest serving PM Tun knows what it takes to make Malaysia Baru Salute to Tun. This world has never been fair This life have never been fair. If we support it we support it if we dont support it we dont. Its the choice of the people. PM Tun need to make that changes for Malaysia be better we are only human the more mistakes we make we have to make sure we correct it. What is said does not mean it cant be change. He is the PM and The Government for the People.

    Posted 3 years ago by Danial Abdullah

  • In a nutshell, they are all opportunist. If UMNO ever wins again later, they ll cross over to UMNO again. These people fight for their own stomach, not for the people who voted them.

    Posted 3 years ago by Leng Kapri As Saribasi

  • If is a political strategy to get 2/3 majority , so that real reform can go ahead for Rakyat well bring , we must support. Those contested under BN ticket may not believe or convince kleptocrat Najib embezzlement in 1MDB SCANDAL. A national catastrophe. Now as all uncovered after GE lost , they feel ashamed or disillusioned. The fact is NOT ALL BN MP ARE unscrupulous or untrustworthy. Give them a chance . Just like society give us a chance to contribute to the country. United and support PM. We may not have the WISDOM to see his good intentions moving forward in this Msia Baharu. Any stop bad mouthing our own PH government that we voted. Be patient. Within 5 years sure definitely a better country for all . Optimism and hope please.

    Posted 3 years ago by Tam Yan Cheng

  • I dare a wager that eventho' PH has got 2/3 majority , the willy old fox will not make much efforts to initiate the desire reforms. It is all a ploy and good feel factor for the naive and ignorant who believe in him that a change is forth coming. Reality check is that, he needs the strong support foundation in his own party to have equal say with the component party . Just stop to ponder, where the education system is the easiest to overhaul and be corrected but see no will or concrete actions, only just mere talks and comments by our so beloved PM to tickle the spirit of New Malaysia. You think you gonna get your reforms?????? Dream on........

    Posted 3 years ago by Lee Lee

    • There are plenty of reforms they can execute without the 2/3s, which they have not done or even backtracked on wrt the election manifesto. This 2/3s business has nothing to do with reforms. It's all about unlimited power. Anyway, there is no need to have 2/3 in Parliament to have 2/3 of the vote for important reforms. In principle, I would say Malaysians should never again give 2/3 to any government: all constitutional amendments sould be done through cross-partisan support.

      Posted 3 years ago by Anak Kampung

    • Absolutely agreed.!!!!!

      Posted 3 years ago by Lee Lee

  • Time to kick Bersatu out of PH and form a minority government?

    Posted 3 years ago by Anak Kampung