Sunday, July 01, 2012

Deceitful Durian of Discord

golden durian

Just read this extract from today's Malaysiakini news article titled Dr M warns of minority seeking 'power grab'.

Meanwhile, Sinar Harian today reported the former premier telling Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to complete his administration’s five-year mandate to boost public confidence.
He said it is a good thing that Najib wants to “respect the five years mandate given by the people”.
“But then again, if the government is dragging its feet on calling the GE, all sorts of nonsensical demands and requests will emerge, and they will threaten the government with that,” he was quoted saying.

Then read the Free Malaysia Today's (FMT) article titled The doctor decides …? which states:

Three days ago, a reporter friend forwarded a text message to this columnist which says that the doctor has taken over Umno and right now the grassroots reports are being forwarded to him.
But the big news is that the doctor is planning to have the polls held in September. This is because it seems that the doctor has got tired of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak’s feet-dragging and lack of confidence.

Therefore he now enters the fray in order to have things up and running according to his way.

Whether there is any truth or not in the text message is one thing but looking at it logically, it could be true.

Najib has been dragging on the polls date for far too long after initiating it as a guessing game about two years ago.

So we have Sinar Harian quoting Dr Mahathir complimenting Najib for going the full five year term until as late as the early part of March 2008 before advising HM the Agong to dissolve Federal Parliament and call for the 13th general election, as allowed by the Constitution, while sweetie claimed a 'reporter friend' told her Dr Mahathir has taken over UMNO and is planning to call for a September election.

September 2012 to very early March (or late February) 2013 is approximately 6 months or half a year! And we are told a week in politics can be a lifetime.

Incidentally, the FMT article was written by Sweetie Selena Tay, whose previous FMT article Pakatan’s ‘shadow cabinet’ list led me to post 'Whispered' shadow cabinet bloated like satiated leech?

In that previous post of mine, I raised some questions about the reliability of Sweetie's article, such as her claim to have had personal conversations with shadow ministers*, their friends or their acquaintances. I had then remarked that there was no shadow minister 
in Pakatan, other than Anwar Ibrahim as the PM-designate, because Pakatan has studiously avoided having a shadow cabinet for reasons known only to the coalition.

* 14 Jan 2013 addendum - some months later, while re-reading the same FMT news article when penning another post Psychedelic psychic power?, I found mention of 'shadow ministers' strangely missing from it, wakakaka

Of course I have my opinion as to why, but the far more important point was my amazement at Sweetie's claim of talking with non-existent shadow ministers ..... unless of course she had the conversation with the self-appointed wet-dreaming shadow Home Minister wakakaka.


Sweetie also claimed to have chitchatted with a ‘Pakatan’ MP who wished to remain anonymous but who I suspected and asserted in my post was probably from PKR. My suspicion led me to believe it was as likely as not a bloke who has the rather sneaky habit of making unilateral press conferences or media releases purportedly on behalf of Pakatan but without DAP or PAS knowing about them wakakaka.

In that post I had with disdain informed I don’t hold much store by the list that Sweetie has written because of the likely source.

We may yet again take it that Sweetie’s latest article of Dr Mahathir mounting a silent coup d’etat to launch a September poll was sourced from PKR, especially in the light of UMNO information that Dr Mahathir has affimed Najib should be complimented for not calling for early election (or if you like, ordering Najib to hang on for as late/long as possible).

I just wonder whether Hartal MSM has picked all this up. Just a side note – Hartal MSM was created in December 2007 by Brother Haris Ibrahim, a civil rights lawyer, who wanted the blog to play the role of a media-watch group so as to promote a free and fair media as an impetus to Malaysia’s stalled nation-building process. The group is supposed to keep a beady eye on any of MSM’s lies and propaganda.

Brother Haris then left it with a group of young enthusiasts to run the show, but alas, much as I respect and treasure Bro Haris, I’m afraid at one lamentable stage Hartal MSM went songsang (deviated from its aim) and instead was used to attack a political party, the DAP.

If Hartal MSM’s criticisms was directed at the DAP’s newsletter, The Rocket, though it's not a MSM I would still have accepted that as a justified media-watching activity, but for Malaysia’s media-watch group to attack DAP and in particular Lim Guan Eng ad hominem, the conduct smacks of narrow politicking instead of media-watching, suggesting the blog was hijacked. Shame on its operators!

Anyway, it should be interesting to learn whether Hartal MSM was sleeping or had indeed picked up the FMT-Selena Tay’s articles of our Sweetie having conversations with non-existent shadow ministers wakakaka. Methinks that would be a far more credible role for Hartal MSM than attacking a political party which is neither the group’s role nor raison d'ĂȘtre

Readers, why don’t you pop over to the blog to see whether the group is still keeping an eye on MSM’s lies, or just politicking wakakaka, and if necessary, let Haris Ibrahim know.

Sorry for the side note on Hartal MSM - I'm a wee bit like RPK, being chong hei, but I think as a Penangite I shouldn't be using that KL-Ipoh (Canto) word of chong hei, but instead its equivalent in Penang lingo, tng k'ooi ;-)

Okay, let's return to the differences in Dr Mahathir's alleged preferred polling date, (i) September according to Sweetie (or more probable, a PKR source) or (ii) at the end of the current ruling party's full five year term, sometime in late February 2013 or early March (has to be not beyond 08 March 2013).

Obviously, 'someone' is either impatient or trying to use reverse psychology to stampede UMNO warlords into forcing Najib to have a September elections.

Sweetie's article of Dr Mahathir seizing control of UMNO for an early poll in September would be like throwing an apple (or durian in our Malaysian context) of discord into the UMNO mob, to cause strife and dissent and hopefully a self-fulfilling wet dream, wakakaka, leading to the destruction of UMNO.

Eris, Goddess of Strife

In Greek mythology, the goddess Eris (also known as ‘Strife’ for reasons obvious) was pissed off for not been invited to the wedding of King Peleus and Thetis (parents of Achilles), so to stir sh*t in a fit of feminine petulance (sorry ladies wakakaka), she threw an apple inscribed with the word kallisti, which in Greek means ‘for or to the fairest’ right into the midst of the wedding party. And who was the fairest became a vanity-fueled dispute between the goddesses Hera, Athena and Aphrodite that eventually led to the Trojan War, and the total obliteration of a city and its civilisation.

Kallisti - For the Fairest

Thus, ‘apple (or in our case, durian) of discord’ means the core, cause or crux of an argument that could lead to a bigger dispute.

Now, Anwar Ibrahim has been notorious for his impatience, which I had previously posted in The torment and impatience of Anwar Ibrahim on 21 August 2008, just 26 days before 916.

It could that Anwar is again impatient or he and PKR see an early election as to their favour, perhaps for the following points:

(a) Najib is currently besieged by scandals such as Scorpene, NFC, Lynas, Ampang LRT, etc;

KD Tunku Abdul Rahman

(b) Ride on the tailcoat of the recent and very popular Bersih 3.0, notwithstanding his Kemo Sabe-Tonto pow-wow smoke-hand signalling with his blue-eye boy described in the alleged instigation of PKR supporters to breach the police cordon in Datarn Merdeka;

(c) before more mysterious voters are registered;

(d) before more of his alleged naughtiness are revealed;

(e) because party polls indicate PKR's stock is now riding high with voters, etc.

On the other side, Najib obviously wants more time (and Dr Mahathir is either supporting or instructing him on this), for exactly the opposite reasons to Anwar's above, namely:

(a) and (b) more time required to let the dust settle;

(c) more registrations required [perhaps even including movements of military or police units to 'new' cantonments to become postal voters];


(d) very yes to more revelations of Anwar's past!

(e) ditto.

Not to be outdone in the 'durian of discord' business, way down south in the deeply shaken (for UMNO-MCA) state of Johore, where PAS' Salahuddin Ayub may well be the next MB, Malaysiakini reported in its Umno assemblyperson wants hudud for all in Johor that:

Umno's Kemelah state assembly person Ayub Rahmat has proposed that hudud law be implemented in Johor for all races. [...] Ayub then threw down the apple or durian gauntlet to PAS to back this proposal if it was sincere about upholding Islam.

Obviously, naughty Ayub Rahmat has role-played Eris to cause internal dissent in Pakatan, especially between PAS and DAP. If either Pakatan ally moves to be the 'fairest' in Malaysia's lamentable but eternal game of religion, the hard core elements in each will go ballistic, which will be exactly what UMNO and MCA want.

Meanwhile, up north, Mukhriz Mahathir, as a potential future MB of Kedah stated the PAS-led state government has failed to control the growth of entertainment outlets (presumably naughty ones, wakakaka) in Kedah, especially in remote areas such as Sik, Padang Serai and Baling - see The Malaysian Insider's (TMI) PAS has failed to curb rise in entertainment outlets, says Mukhriz

However, Mukhriz has been discreet and far more inclusive than Ayub Rahmat, the Johor UMNO ADUN who wanted hudud for all including non-Muslims gulp.

Mukhriz said that both Muslims and non-Muslims alike were uncomfortable with the growth of unregulated entertainment outlets (no doubt meaning 'wild' clubs or shows). It’s not incorrect to say all of us (except some with hideous minds, wakakaka) don’t want a brothel or a gambling den in our own street. For non-Muslims, some other neighbourhood would be just fine wakakaka, a la the doctrine of NIMBY (not in my backyard).

But nonetheless, it may be another 'durian of discord', and not the first one to exist between the PAS-dominated state government and Chinese Kedahans.

We are told that in the Greek myth of the 'Golden Apple of Discord', that deliberate sowing of strife led to war and the eventual destruction of Troy as a civilisation. I just wonder where our 'Deceitful Durian of Discord' will lead our country and people to?

Trojan Horse inside Troy - beginning of end of  the City & its people


  1. Very interesting - but we the rakyat are so tired of when GE13 is going to be. To us, PR is not quite ready for the battle. A majority of us middle range citizens don't want Anwar as PM! We want to change the Government and kick out UMNO and especially the wicked Dr M. But we don't trust Anwar either.
    Therein lies the dilemma.

  2. 11 out of 12 comments above, all curses and rantings with no relevance to the subject matter...all came from the bitter old man monster ball. His inside must be chock full of such resentment and anger and rage....oohh poor poor sad old sod.

    Padan muka. Spend his evening up til the wee hours in the morning just to get back at this blogger. What a pathetic and sad and yet sickening. His young wife must have given up on him, not that he's any use to her lah..except to make him pay all her bills. Oi monster, wise up, don't just hammer obscene stuff at the computer all evening thru...nanti yooung bini lari off with a young lover more fitting with her age, hihihi.

    P.S. KT, please delete my this posting...this is just for the eyes of that monster...trying to send him a friendly message.

  3. if only bolehlanders were to mature as did Voltaire 300 hundred years ago, RM 1 would get S$2.50 today and not the reverse.

    where majority bolehlanders continue to vote BN, it's time to pack our bags, for the country will soon be void, as soon as the oil wells dries.

  4. I have no doubt that Najib's original game plan was to call for Snap elections "as soon as possible", and the feasibility of doing that had been seriously considered several times, from as early as March 2010, more than a year ago.
    For UMNO and Najib, it had many attractions.
    First to erase off the debacle of March 8, 2008, which UMNO considered an aberration. Every day that key states like Selangor continued to be in Pakatan Rakyat hands was like a festering sore. Selangor state, especially, was a major source of UMNO patronage, and they badly need it back.
    Second, Najib actually needs the mandate of a PM and UMNO President who has won a GE convincingly, to get some of his projects moving.

    Alas, many things have thrown the plans out of kilter. The Sibu by-elections, Sarawak state election results, Bersih 2.0 and 3.0, the European economy meltdown etc. etc.

    The outcome is that Najib is no longer confident, despite the bravado. Establishment types told me the best assessment UMNO has is that, as things stand in, BN can win a slim simple majority in Parliament, but there is very little chance of winning back the 2/3 majority. The plan to win back Pakatan-ruled states is not succeeding (except possibly Kedah) and a few other BN-held states are wobbly.
    The results would not be too bad for UMNO and BN - they still continue to be the Federal ruling party.
    But disastrous for Najib. He will not survive as UMNO President and PM with such results.
    If he calls a snap poll now, he could end up the shortest serving Prime Minister in Malaysian history.

    I have two likely dates right now.
    Just after the Budget is tabled.

    The other is a dilly-dally through until Parliament automatically dissolves per the Constitution on March 8, 2013 and elections must be held within 60 days after that.

  5. Maybe its just the area where I live, but I have time and again heard from many - youngsters, Camry and Merc-driving Ah Bengs, middle-aged Uncles and Aunties, Anehs and Apus that "Najib is very good" and "Najib cares about ordinary people".
    If you go outside the bubble of Hard-core Pakatan Rakyat supporters, you will find that Najib has solid support even in urban areas, supposedly PR's fixed deposit.

    I think Pakatan Rakyat - PKR, DAP, PAS faces a wipe out in GE13.
    Rural areas are a foregone conclusions, but even in urban areas like PJ and KL, BN is back in strength.
    Be prepared for a surprise in Penang.

  6. "Hudud for all" is actually simply a matter of practicality, if you are going to implement it in the first place.
    It is impossible to sustain a Hudud-based penal system "for Muslims-only" for any length of time before there is irresistable pressure to make it the law for all.

  7. Now Kt is right.
    The wonders of his beautiful mind hahahahahahahahaha

  8. I have never met a man as EVIL as Monsterball. He not only cursed me to die, but in using the most evil Chinese curse, included every member of my family, even young ones like nieces and nephews. For such an old man, his heart (if he has one at all) must be very black.

    He also expresses his wish to f* my mother. Well he can do that at the Batu Gantong columbarium where my mother currently reposes in peace. But Monsterball's EVIL is unspeakable

  9. Anon 4:57 PM is Monsterball lah...hihihihi

    Watch out of these fine days, All your comments, including including nicks like Anon will have no space here at all, hihihihi.

    Be gone, evil man. Go meet your maker soon and get your just punishment. But if you repent, may be your buddha will put in a good word and you might suffer a bit in purgatry and then who knows, you might be in heaven for eternity. Aiya...all these religious talks makes me wanna puke.

  10. Somebody told me Monsterball already dead
    Funeral already over..
    So who is the ghost here ?

  11. I am very much alive; strong as an Ox and fucking my 4th wife every night.
    Always room for one more.

  12. what a distasteful old man, subjecting his own wife to his salacious sleazy scum

  13. He calls himself a Buddhist, boasting he is under personal religious tutelage by a Tibetan monk, yet he indiscriminately curses young kids to death, and wants to f* my dead mum. Disgusting!

  14. KTemoc, the way someone stalks you by way of your blog is like a version of the movie "Fatal Attraction" where the deranged character played by Glenn Close had a fixation on her victim that eventually led to tragic consequences.

    Your stalker does seem to have some degree of personality disorder, judging from the way he writes.

  15. poo nia bor it is.
    u don't understand...loo hor lan kan.

  16. tiew niamah far hai
    again don't understand,
    ni pei hukpei{Afrikan} tiew
    hamsab sinsang , meem pak ma?

  17. The "MOTHER" is being SCOLDED for bringing up giving birth to a son like you...stupid asshole fucking shit idiot!!

  18. all above obscenities are by Monsterball, the so-called Buddhist and also Anwar-supporter, totally unrepentant in his evil behaviour

  19. Incidentally, his racist comment a la "LET BLACKIE ..." was precisely the reason why Susan Loone banned him from her blog.

    The Dalai Lama must be twisting and turning in his sleep because one of his so-called disciples, namely Monsterball, is not only evilly wishing genocidal death on kids, and wanna f* someone's mum, but also an unmitigated racist.

    Susan Loone was totally justified in banning Monsterball from her blog. She shouldn't have given in to Monsterball's pleadings.