BN lost because of Pakatan’s single logo, Najib attacks, says Zahid

Chan Kok Leong

Acting Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says Pakatan Harapan relentlessly attacked 'one person' ahead of the May 9 polls. – screen grab from Astro Awani video, June 22, 2018.

BARISAN Nasional’s GE14 defeat was put down to Pakatan Harapan’s use of a single logo and the attacks against “one person”, said acting Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

In his first live interview since the May 9 polls, the former deputy prime minister said PH’s “non-conventional” approach had brought down BN.

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  • True Blue UMNO BARU..Revisionism even in the modern digital social media age. 20 years of declining voter support including Malays is not facts. If the facts are too unpleasant, just keep telling lies. How to reform?

    Posted 4 years ago by Bigjoe Lam

  • You are to be blamed too. You made a personal insult on Tun M. You question his ancestry. Btw, from where did you come from?

    Posted 4 years ago by Henry Mancini Jr

  • If you can not counter attack plan A, B, C, you are simply a loser.

    Delaying PPBM registration and single logo brought much harder against you. Do you remember?

    Posted 4 years ago by Tanahair Ku

    • *hatred

      Posted 4 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Zahid you guys will never learn. Yes its part of the reason, but mainly its your arrogance and the attitude of being above the law and stealing everything in sight that lost the battle. You sanctioned bullying and intimidation. You corrupted every institution, you were rotten to the core. People saw that, you didn't.

    Posted 4 years ago by Alphonz Jayaraman

  • I love Zahid whenever he opens his mouth. Jokes, bullshits, lies, garbage pours out. He reminds me of axa affin chief agency officer - a queky psychopath. Big loud filthy mouth - empty vessel appointed to lead axa agents. Within 4 years - axa sank to the bottom of the Jamban. Read more at - and with Zahid leading umno - it will certainly head south (faster).

    Posted 4 years ago by Chris Ng

  • No, Zahid, that is not the real reason. It looks like Umno really, really, got no clue why they lost. They are still blur till today. This shows how out of touch they were with reality. You must know that the true reason before you can embark to reform Umno. As long as you cannot diagnose correctly the reason, Umno will be heading to oblivion, or become a hardline militant party to appeal to the hardliners. Umno lost because of Najib, period. The reality at ground - rakyat is feeling the pinch n hardship caused by high debt due to 1MDB, n Najib's hardline version of Islam - he was two-faced: at the international level he portrayed himself as a moderate Muslim, but in his own country, he allowed the hardliners to have their heyday. They clamped down the basic rights of the rakyat, they allowed hardline Islam to flourish to the point of tabling the hudud law at the Parliament. He forbid the use of the word "Allah" by Christians, he go after anyone who does not share the same viewpoint as Umno, he allowed gangsters like Jamal Yunos to threatened rational minded rakyat, n Umno has became extremely arrogant. These are a few of the main reasons of BN downfall, n if your assessment didn't include any of these points, means you are off-mark.

    Posted 4 years ago by Peace Maker