What a day it has been! So the backdoor government has been shown the exit door. With that, let us hope some serious lessons have been learned.
So many people have suffered through the Perikatan Nasional’s poor management. Think of the Sheraton Move just when the pandemic was breaking out and how it diverted national attention.
Then, there was the unnecessary Sabah election last, when the Warisan-led state government was brought down after some intense political scheming.
Remember how the country was prematurely opened up around last Christmas and the New Year and the early part of Ramadan this year.
Look how much damage emergency rule and the suspension of Parliament have caused. The removal of the checks and balances – which Parliament provided – cost the people dearly (remember the white flags?).
Check out these two articles:
It has to be Anwar – and no one else! – by P Ramakrishnan
Yes, Anwar should be given a chance to show what he can do. Who else is there that we can trust?
That said, let’s not sit back and leave it all to the politicians. Each of us has a role to play in working for the common good and holding our elected representatives accountable.