Monday, June 3, 2013

Is Umno/Bn Headed For Extinction?

The Umno/Bn coalition has been in continuous power for umpteen donkey years that it is right to call it the 56 year old Malaysian dinosaur.

And like the dinosaurs, they are headed for extinction.

The comet to do that has already been set on its trajectory, by their own sense of self importance.

The rot started during the tenure of the great one that Najib seems to stand in fear of; and paralysed to forget to be his own man.

Is it any wonder then, that all the Pm seems capable of doing is to eat from the Campbell Alphabet soup kitchen and regurgitate the same to us.

God forbid that he should do more.

The great one used or what many believed abused, all the weapons in his arsenal that he made in his own image.

Starting with the infamous sacking of the Lord President and several senior judges.

And culminated in the inglorious dismissal of his deputy on what, again, many believed to be poorly crafted, trumped up charges of sodomy and the rest is history.

Any feelings of compassion or right behaviour were relegated to the "greater" need to keep alive "my way" of  transacting business.  

And steamrolling the juggernaut of self entitlement in the name of national interests.

The rest were expected to just sit back and be grateful or "bersyukur".

Except that what the rest had to be bersyukur for in the end, was the arrogance, the culture of the absence or the lack of accountability and corrupting influence that followed, and the largely dysfunctional institutions legated to this day.

A body left behind that is so emaciated, cannot hope to rejuvenate itself except by drastic reconstruction and surgery.

But do we see any such happy things happening?

We see enhanced arrogance, if that is possible, in the shape and form of a minister like the guy who hardly had he been appointed head of the interior ministry then he suddenly discovered that the country belonged to his grandfather, and told Malaysians to leave the country if they were not happy.

We even saw and heard the "1Malaysia" Pm quickly and irrationally blaming the Chinese for declining to vote the dinosaur. As if elections are about race rather than choice.

He forgot, rather conveniently it seems, that more Malays had voted against Umno/Bn than had voted for it. Was it a Malay issue too?

The wise say that once the head of the fish has rotted, it is hard for the tail not to become infected.

So, is Umno/Bn heading for extinction because they are becoming more and more irrational, set in their old debilitating ways and out of touch with reality and therefore more and more irrelevant?

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