Winning back the weary

Emmanuel Joseph

Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s limited time left in politics means he can do ‘unpopular’ things without having to worry about political repercussions. In other words, he can do what no politician or technocrat can. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 15, 2020.

THE same idealistic crowd that spoke out strongly against Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad holding the education portfolio two years ago seems far quieter this time around.

Is it a sign of acceptance of Pakatan Harapan’s wisdom in decision-making? Or, does it show a public too tired to react to political goings-on? Judging by the general apathy and lack of comments following the last few exposes and revelations, it seems to be the latter.

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