Walking Into Kit Siang’s Trap – Here’s How Sarawakian Can Become The Next Premier Over Apartheid “Malay Only” PM

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Dec 16 2023
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After we published an article on the naughty intention of DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang in floating the idea of a non-Malay prime minister, Bersatu or Malaysian United Indigenous Party Youth chief Wan Ahmad Fayhsal Wan Ahmad Kamal comically walked right into the trap, as did earlier Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS – Parti Islam Se-Malaysia) secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan.


While Takiyuddin accused Kit Siang of causing racial disharmony, Wan Ahmad had challenged Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim to use his two-thirds majority support in the Parliament to change the Federal Constitution to guarantee that only ethnic Malay can become prime minister. If this is the best brain Bersatu can offer, the opposition party is doomed.


Not only Bersatu officially admits that Anwar-led Unity Government commands the supermajority in the Parliament, it foolishly swallowed the hook, line and sinker. Excited with his catch of the day, Uncle Lim then challenged Bersatu and PAS opposition parties to make it their official position that the Malaysian Constitution must be amended to restrict the Prime Minister position to Malay Muslims.

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Wan Ahmad Fayhsal, the brilliant man who had previously proposed to his own backdoor government of Muhyiddin Yassin to freely print as much money as the country needs to solve all kinds of financial problems – reduce cost of living, grow the economy, strengthen the currency, create jobs and whatnot – was trying to trap Anwar over the “Malay-only” PM topic.


If Anwar, provoked to prove his “Malayness” among the Malay community, is stupid enough to amend the Constitution, the non-Malay – especially the 95% ethnic Chinese voters who had voted for the PM – would desert him. On the other hand, if Anwar refused to do so, he could be demonized and condemned as a Malay traitor or fake Malay champion. Either way, Anwar would lose.


In the same breath, the Opposition too had to respond. If neither Bersatu nor PAS responds, it would legitimize Kit Siang’s opinion that the premier’s post is not Malay’s birth right. While the retired politician happily baiting the Perikatan Nasional leaders to retaliate with more racist remarks, Wan Ahmad Fayhsal desperately tried to pass the ball to the prime minister.

Anwar Ibrahim - Silent Gesture

However, it backfires when Sarawak leaders begin to attack the Bersatu’s proposal to limit the post of prime minister to Malays only. Members of Parliament from the Borneo state such as Kelvin Yii, Larry Sng and Sarawak Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, as well as Assemblyman Baru Bian have all slammed the racist proposal.


Bersatu president and former backdoor Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, realizing it was a  trap, has tried to manoeuvre the issue by blaming anti-hopping law and the latest political landscape to argue why non-Malay might become a PM. He said unlike the good old times, the 15th General Election saw no single political party or coalition has a simple majority to form the government on their own.


Having suffered defections from five of his own MPs, Muhyiddin also whined and bitched about the so-called undemocratic anti-hopping law crippling lawmakers from freely jumping ships. He twists and spins – “If a party leader decides to support a non-Malay prime minister, the MPs must comply. If they don’t, they risk losing their party membership, forced to vacate their seat and asked to pay millions of ringgit in compensation.”

Muhyiddin Yassin - Sitting Alone Sad

In truth, the ex-PM – humiliated after just 17 months in power – is still frustrated and furious because UMNO president Zahid Hamidi had chosen to support Anwar rather than him as the 10th Prime Minister. Despite being bribed, 10 UMNO MPs led by traitor Hishammuddin Hussein tried – but failed – to switch sides to support Muhyiddin as prime minister using SD (statutory declarations).


Of course, the chairman of Opposition Perikatan Nasional who is facing corruption charges tries to scam and trick gullible Malays that it’s possible for non-Malay to become the prime minister by falsely accusing the United Malays National Organization (UMNO) of being subservient to the Democratic Action Party (DAP). It was a cheap stunt to put the UMNO and DAP at loggerheads.


Sour grapes like Wan Ahmad and Muhyiddin Yassin still could not accept that UMNO and DAP, once bitter arch-enemy, have been working for a year together as allies in the unity government. The Opposition’s No. 1 public enemy is Zahid, who must be toppled by hook or by crook. Unfortunately, Anwar’s latest Cabinet reshuffle has strengthened the UMNO president’s position.

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It doesn’t matter how much racist bigot Bersatu or religious extremist PAS tries to flame the hatred against DAP, and Anwar administration for that matter, over the non-Malay prime minister debate. No matter what DAP does, it will always be seen as a Chinese-dominated political party. No matter how talented DAP leaders are, they will always be labelled as Chinese chauvinist.


The seed of hatred and distrust did not happen overnight, but has been planted and nurtured since Mahathir’s 22 years iron-fist rule (from 1981 to 2003). Crucially, as a result of Perikatan Nasional’s toxic race and religious politics, at least 85% of Malays had voted for the Opposition. The recent Kemaman by-election showed the conservative Malays were still strongly behind them.


In fact, not even PM Anwar’s charismatic fireband Islamist credentials, including his heroic support for the Palestinian, could swing the zombie-walking PAS supporters. So, what do Lim Kit Siang or DAP got to lose by raising the issue of non-Malay as the prime minister. Besides, not many conservative Malays actually believe non-Malay would one day become the PM.

Malaysia General Election - Malay Voters

That’s because the Malays breed like rabbits. Politics is a game of numbers. Minor ethnic Chinese constitutes only 22% (Indian 6%) of the population against the major ethnic Bumiputera’s 69%. Therefore, it’s impossible for a Chinese, let alone a Hindu, to become a prime minister. Even with 98% Chinese having voted for DAP, the party only possessed 40 MPs in the 222-seat Parliament.


Ahh, but Kit Siang’s clever gameplay isn’t about Malay-Bumiputera, but rather “non-Malay-Bumiputera” as the future prime minister. Forget about Chinese, they are more interested about economic development, common prosperity, quality education, good governance and ethnic equality. Interestingly, Muslim Malays make up 55% of the population, leaving other Bumiputeras 14%.


Yes, while the Malays are Bumiputeras, the Bumiputeras are not necessarily Malays. As of July 2023, it was estimated that 89% of the population in Sabah and 76.1% of the population in Sarawak were Bumiputera. But the ethnic Malay in Sabah and Sarawak constituted only 9% and 22.9% respectively. The largest ethnicities in Sabah were Kadazan-Dusun, followed by Bajau, while the Ibans formed the largest population in Sarawak.

Sarawak Indigeneous Group - Dancing

To make it even more interesting, 70% of Sabahans are Muslims but Christianity is the largest religion in Sarawak. So, even though the majority of the people in Sabah are Muslims (thanks to Mahathir’s Project IC), not all Muslims are Malays. Therefore, a Sabahan of Kadazan ethnicity (who may not be a Muslim) or a Sarawakian of Iban ethnicity (mostly Christian) could become a prime minister because they are Bumiputera.


For example, former Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal, who is also Warisan president is a Bajau. Besides recognizing the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC), the Premier of Sarawak – GPS (Gabungan Parti Sarawak) chairman Abang Johari Openg – has openly rejected the implementation of ancient “hudud law”, which goes against PAS Islamist party.


Essentially, the Borneo states have all the criteria to produce the next prime minister acceptable to both non-Malays and progressive Malays. And this terrifies Muhyiddin and his minions as competition suddenly becomes stiffer. Will Malay-Bumiputera declare war on fellow non-Malay-Bumiputera from Sabah or Sarawak to prevent them from becoming the prime minister?

Sabah - Multi Ethnic - Multi Cultural

Theoretically, even if Perikatan Nasional (74 MPs) managed to convince Barisan Nasional (30 MPs) to work together, which they can’t due to bad blood between UMNO and Bersatu, all the three biggest Malay-Muslim parties (PAS, Bersatu, UMNO) are still unable to rule because they have only 104 MPs, short of 8 MPs to form a simple-majority government.


That means when push comes to shove, Pakatan Harapan (81 MPs) could support someone from Borneo to become the PM as they would have 118 MPs (123 MPs if included 5 Bersatu MPs who defected). Just because Perikatan Nasional thinks Anwar could be toppled by persuading UMNO to quit the unity government, it does not mean the Opposition can snatch power through backdoor again.


Hypothetically, if PM Anwar himself goes astray to the dark side, DAP could withdraw support and form a new alliance with GPS, GRS, Warisan, Amanah, UPKO and other liberal parties. Politics is the art of the possible. Who can say for sure that DAP will not endorse GPS candidate as PM, and work again with Bersatu if the PKR president somehow embraces extremism?

Lim Kit Siang - DAP Supremo

Kit Siang’s calculation probably shows that the Malay support for PAS has already peaked. No amount of demonizing DAP could spook the remaining 15% moderate and progressive Malays. The Bumiputera (son of earth) is not exclusive to the Malays. In fact, bulldozing the Prime Minister’s post exclusive to Malays goes against not only the Federal Constitution, but also the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).


By pitting racist Perikatan Nasional against native Sabahans and Sarawakians in a divide-and-conquer strategy, Lim Kit Siang was exploring a new “alternative” to fight toxic politics. Mr Anwar, who understood the consequences of dancing to the tune of Wan Ahmad, has rejected any amendment to the Constitution. Limiting the prime ministership to Malays is no different than the South African apartheid policies.


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“Hadi rebuffed Muslim Brotherhood’s olive branch with Anwar, says source” by Mohd Farhan Darwis – 19 Dec 2023, 9:15am



Now the lines are drawn and it is clear. PAS is in PN and is the dominating political party in the coalition with 40 plus Federal seats.

But if PAS joins Pakatan Harapan it is going to get complicated. PAS is all for a theocratic state. Pakatan Harapan is about democracy and multicultural.

If PAS joins and pushes for any form theocracy, the other political parties in PH unity are going to oppose. If they don’t, they will be voted out. And lets not forget the East Malaysia factor. They will definitely not want any of it.

In this scenario, PKR will become the biggest loser. Already we Rakyat were not happy with their leadership and their constant theocratic approach. DAP might split, Amanah and East Malaysia might join with DAP and there are other small political parties on the side line. Not sure yet but UMNO might just become history.

Right now, we Rakyat are mostly interested in the improvement of our economy, food security and sustainability, reduced cost of living, protection of our green environment, proper management of our Nation’s finances, reduce our national debt, complete eradication of corruption, etc etc etc.

A whole lot of us are still living here, not in the hereafter, we need clean water, food , clothing and shelter to sustain our lives, which now have an average life expectancy of about 65 to 70 years.

Lastly, our country Malaysia is blessed with peace and prosperity, so don’t spoil it. Lets just wait for the coming GE16 and see what will be outcome of the election if improvements are not made and not forgetting the reforms that needs to be done.


“Look East Policy includes China now, says PM” by Bernama dd 19 Dec 2023, 10:28am



“Malaysia advocates a “fiercely independent” foreign policy, and Anwar said the country would deal with China according to Malaysia’s interests.”

>>> Well, as we can see, The only country among Asean countries that is taking some form action or steps to control China’s expansion in South China Sea now is Philippines.

“But Anwar said Malaysia would firmly negotiate with China over territorial disputes in the South China Sea and not allow any unilateral action by Beijing.”

>>> Maybe one does not realize this but Beijing, China has taken unilateral actions already, latest being the introduction of their latest China’s MAP that covers most parts of South China Sea and some parts of other adjoining countries with China. Later, when things have settled down, they will just enforce it.

So, unless the Asean cooperate together and do what needs to be done in the initial stages, Asean countries may not be able to do much at a later stage because by then they will come to realize that they have become too dependent on China to oppose anything China does in South China Sea or elsewhere.

“During the recent Apec 2023 summit in US, he was asked why Malaysia was tilting towards China. He replied: “Because they’re investing more.”

>>> One needs to understand that China is a communist country with about 88 million communist governing 1.3+ billion Chinese people. To them, their survival will come first.

So, all the rhetoric about China being a trade partner and whatnot will not have any importance later, for will they come to your aid unconditionally in your hour of need?

Note that during the Cultural Revolution in the mid sixties, initiated by Mao Zedong, the aim was to preserve the communist ideology and eliminate capitalist and traditional elements within Chinese society. It involved widespread persecution, purges, and violence, leading to the deaths of millions of individuals.

Is China’s mindset, their ideological beliefs and views any different now ? What they show externally may not be the same what they think and hold close to their heart internally.


“Put a stop to DAP’s ‘toxic narratives’, PAS tells Anwar”
by FMT Reporters dd 19 Dec 2023, 11:52am



We Rakyat ask, how is talking about local government election
issue ,

” as toxic narratives or highly inappropriate , capable of causing tension and disharmony in society, creates confusion and suspicion over the government’s policies and direction.”

Have the politicians not noticed the constant flooding or flash floods mainly due to clogged drains, the many potholes, the ever disruption of tap water that cause disruption to Rakyat’s lives, in one state the color of tap water is brown, clay muddy, etc etc etc, basically all due to poor maintenance of infrastructures or mismanagement by the politically appointed local government. And these problems impact all of groups of communities.

“The Kota Bharu MP also said lessons should be learnt from history, recalling the purpose of abolishing local elections nationwide over 50 years ago, “It was aimed at avoiding the dominance of local governments by a single ethnic group to prevent potential tension and disharmony among different communities,” he said.”

Wikipedia says, ” Although there used to be elections for members of local governments such as municipal councils, today, no local government elections are held in Malaysia. Local government elections were suspended after The Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation in 1964. The suspension was never lifted and instead made permanent under the Local Government Act 1976. Under the Act, or the laws of individual states where relevant, local government members are appointed by the state government.”

In the State of Penang for example, it is led by a PH/DAP leadership. Are there any tension and disharmony among different communities there.

There are so many of the majority community group living in the urban areas now. The fear among certain politicians probably is that the majority community group might not vote for them but instead vote for those who are diligent in their work, their duties and responsibilities.


“DAP’s Aziz Bari: Malays will benefit from local govt election if done properly” by Ben Tan dd Tuesday dd 19 Dec 2023 10:50 AM MYT



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