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The balik kampung (exodus back home) for the Chinese New Year is in full swing.
As usual, the roads and highways out of the city are choked with traffic.
As usual, some impatient drivers, sleepy-heads and poorly serviced or maintained vehicles will be causing accidents.
Last year, we were caught in a traffic snarl going north. This year, I am staying put until perhaps the third or fourth day of the CNY to head south.
But have you noticed that the year of the snake has made some politicians nervous.
So, we have pink lips and grinning face on the cover of CNY red packets. The same pink lips and grinning face is also seen as the drummer of a Chinese lion dance troupe in a Chinese New Year advertisement!!
This had never happened before with the past Pms of Malaysia.
Malaysians just want to be left alone to celebrate their festivals without being reminded of under-performing politicians desperate to be noticed and hoping to be re-elected.