Obama is having a right royal battle on or is it in his hands with the Republicans on how to end the government shut down and a more worrying pending battle which could mean whether the US of A joins Greece or not, so it must come as highly entertaining if not downright bizarre that he seems to have the time to jack Najib's administration instead of focusing on the mess in America as their president.
Of course, he did not mention Najib by name nor the government he leads.
Instead, he praised Malaysia for its diversity and tolerance and progress and said that we could be a model to other countries.
Yes, if we became a model, then I am afraid for the fools that would want to emulate us.
We may have diversity if you are talking about the several races that make up the country's population and/or the number of religions practised here or the food. (I thought that in that sense America is even more diverse?)
But you don't want to emulate us because you will also have to learn to pit one race against another or one religion against another to stay in power.
You will have to champion one race as privileged and the others as, at best, second class citizens or, worse, "pendatang" (immigrants) who are often told, when it suits some quarters, to "balik kampung!" (go back to where you came from!)
(Funny, because ultimately, according to scientists, all humanity came from the African Continent. We are all immigrants in a sense)
If you watched closely instead of just talking from afar or listening to Obama, you will find that weird things are being said and done that don't show us up as very tolerant.
Like the burning of the churches. Or the dragging of a cow head through the streets. Or the raising of the keris to bathe it in the blood of the Chinese.
And the last, done not by the average Tom, Dick or Harry, but by those holding the reins of power.
You will also have to learn how to become one of the most corrupt countries in the world.
And how to become the country with the world's second largest illicit outflow of funds.
These are the honours you should learn to be proud of if you want to model after us.
And have ministers brilliant and eloquent in their turbidity of thought.
Or have ones, for example, who would tell their police force to shoot first and would blame all the crime on one race and all the victims
Yes, Obama, Malaysia can be a model.
But only when DUMBno is voted out and not around to mess things up.
In the meantime, please work on restoring your country to some semblance of a great nation it once was, and stop trying to buy some traction and currency for the TPPA?