Sympathy for Pakatan might dull PAS, Umno edge


Sheridan Mahavera

A painting of Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and his PAS counterpart, Abdul Hadi Awang, hanging at Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur. Malays are happy that muafakat nasional unifies Malay-Muslim political power under one banner. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 5, 2020.

ON paper, the PAS-Umno pact will emerge victorious if snap elections are called as its brand of Malay nationalism will play out well in 95 seats where Malays comprise more than 70% of voters, according to pollsters.  

In practice, however, no one can predict how voters will react to the parties, which have helped defectors from Pakatan Harapan bring down a democratically elected government.


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  • Sympathy is not the right word. It is anger towards the backdoor move that will eventually dull and ebb out UMNO and PAS.

    Posted 2 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Back door government is clearly disgusting.
    Looks really bad internationally .
    How many world leaders have congratulated the new PM? From I can see ... only two ?

    Posted 2 years ago by Eternally_yours W