Anwar lacks the numbers to be PM, say analysts


Bernard Saw

PKR president Anwar Ibrahim’s foes have successfully painted him as a pro-West and secular politician. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 10, 2020.

PAKATAN Harapan will have a slimmer chance of returning to power with Anwar Ibrahim as its prime minister candidate, as his liberal image will make it difficult for him to garner the support of Malays, analysts said.

The PKR president does not have the backing of the Malays, as his foes have used morality and his pro-West image against him, they said.


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  • Always a dreamer and will stay as a dreamer.

    Posted 2 months ago by Teruna Kelana

  • The urban and rural Malays are moving into two different camps. Amanah and PKR together should be able to garner enough Malay votes in the coming election. Forget about competing with this backdoor government because the number they get is illicit and hence is a fake number.

    Posted 2 months ago by Tanahair Ku