Loh’s only fame (If you can term his coming to public notice that) was a Malaysiakini revelation of him as the bloke responsible for recording the controversial phone conversation of VK Lingam.
Here’s a person, who until the Lingam tape, was a PKR nobody but now suddenly being rewarded with the party's nomination for a parliamentary seat while hardworking, dedicated PKR member and a human rights lawyer, Elizabeth Wong, gets a state seat. And what about local martyr Tian Chua?
Yes, Elizabeth has been denied a parliamentary seat unlike HRH the Crown Princess and the Royal Video Cameraman, thanks to the de facto leader.
Now, Haris Ibrahim, whom I hadn’t thought very well of, because of his objection to the Hindraf rally, the grandstanding boycott of the mainstream media as well as the bizarre gimmick of the CSI-Parliament stamp of endorsement, has finally come up with a decent post.
He asked PKR about Loh Gwo Burne’s nomination in PKR, why, why, why? He wrote:
I’ve had e-mails from Kelana Jaya registered voters asking this time and again. Why Loh Gwo-Burne?
He was unheard of until just before the Royal Commission proceedings began. There’s talk now about giving a protest vote to the independent, Billi Lim!
Have we missed something? Pray tell, PKR.
Indeed, but Haris should ask Anwar Ibrahim, not PKR because there are decent people in that party who are still furious with Loh’s nomination.
Tough luck for them in having a