I am a dictator, call me Mahafiraun, says Dr Mahathir in sarcastic blog post


Sheridan Mahavera

Any mention of his name must be preceded or followed by the qualification 'dictator', says Malaysia's longest serving former prime minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 17, 2018.

EMPLOYING his trademark sarcasm, Malaysia’s former prime minister of 22 years has poked fun at his detractors who call him a dictator .

Dr Mahathir’s response comes as the Pakatan Harapan coalition prepares for a nationwide roadshow to promote him  as its prime minister-designate – a decision that has been criticised by some of the opposition’s most ardent supporters.


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  • Dictator maybe. [email protected] racist and corruption condoning, definitely!

    Posted 2 years ago by Malaysian First

  • Political leaders must defend their reputation, in order to be able to survive ordeals after ordeals, more so if you are called a thief, the most detrimental to ones political life.

    Posted 2 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • I am not a fan of Tun Mahatir - but I do RESPECT him for his courage and persistence. Normally a dictator will deny being a Dictator and offer many excuses to counter the accusation. We know - we had a smiling paper tiger at our company. When he shake-hand with you - count your finer immediately (some will be missing). When he opens his mouth - garbage, lies, obscenities, vulgarities - makes you cringe!!! Not to forget the many sick sex jokes, unsolicited sexual assault. Read more dictator in company at changenow083.blogspot.com

    Posted 2 years ago by Chris Ng