Monday, June 23, 2014

In This Mahathir Is Right!

The man is not someone many people will agree with on many things, but on this Mahathir is right - that our constitutional rulers should not be engaged in business or be involved in state administration.

This is a thorny and sensitive subject that none of our so called leaders dares to touch on - certainly we don't and can't expect Pm Najib, who is better known for his kangkung and one Ringgit chicken than guts, to do so.

And the reason why it is better and right that our rulers do not engage in business or state administration is not that they might be cheated by unscrupulous businessmen (who dares to anyway with unpleasant consequences to follow), but because they are likely in all cases to be favoured in any public projects because of their standing as rulers.

But more importantly, because their engagement in business and especially in state administration is likely to get in the way of their constitutional role to stay above politics as rulers.

And as a consequence, be seen as not neutral with all that that connotes to their subjects.

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