Analysts warn Dr Mahathir against forming new party


Bernard Saw

Dr Mahathir Mohamad must focus on snap elections and not waste time on setting up a new party, say analysts. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, July 21, 2020.

DR MAHATHIR Mohamad should not form a new party to challenge Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin for control of Putrajaya but should look at using civil society groups as an option to gain more support, said analysts.

They told The Malaysian Insight that another option for the former prime minister is to join a Pakatan Harapan party like DAP or seek to be a direct member of the coalition.


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  • Apologies for your resignation first. PH grassroots are not keen on your inclusion. U did not exercise your authority for reforms for the past 22 months as PM. U try consolidate your power and explore a PM for all parties. U betrayed PH and wanted to be a 'president like' dictator to acquire absolute right on your choice of ministers. Only yea men/women ministers! Shame on u. We are a mornachy democracy , not a republic.

    Posted 2 months ago by James Wong

  • I would advise the so called analysts analyse themselves. Tun was in politics when many of you are still running around naked.

    Tun knows best. So no need for you to advise.

    Posted 2 months ago by Super Duper