On Monday, 11 February Psy is due to perform his signature Gangnam song-and-dance routine at a BN-organised event in Han Chiang School in Penang before a crowd of 60000 people.

Gangnam District in Seoul - Photograph: Wikipedia

Gangnam District in Seoul – Photograph: Wikipedia

BN leaders are obviously hoping this large crowd – and the spillover effect – will translate into votes for the BN in Penang and beyond. But little do they realise the joke is on the BN!

For many of us, Gangnam is just a fun and catchy song-and-dance, which makes little sense. But scratch below the surface and you will find a biting social critique. Few realise that Gangnam is actually a parody of the affluent, materialistic life-style which the BN elites are known for.

See full article on Aliran’s website.

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