Anwar Ibrahim said that he would be contesting in Perak and not in his old constituency of Permatang Pauh, Penang
That sounded like earth-shattering news to some people that even had Pm Najib jumping up and down like an agitated simian on hot tin roof.
Changing the constituency one wants to contest in, is not a crime nor an offence.
Najib would do well to focus on his job as the caretaker Pm and see to the smooth running of the 13th general election than to waste time "jaga tepi kain orang" (literally "minding the hem of other people's clothing" ergo being a "nosy parker")
It is for the Permatang Pauh constituents themselves to judge whether Anwar has let them down by not wanting to re-contest in their constituency.
I am sure that they had voted for Anwar previously not because of Anwar the person as for what they thought Anwar and his party Keadilan represented.
I do not believe that they see Anwar's moving to contest in Perak as a betrayal.
Well, what have Najib and Umno to lose should Permatang Pauh constituents reject the candidate Anwar's Keadilan party eventually field as a replacement?
Yes, yes, we all know that Najib is a faithful one and that he daren't even dream of contesting in any other constituency than in his safe seat Pekan, where there had even been allegation of voter padding
A brave soul of course, would not want to go out of his comfort zone.
And what's this about the family of the late private investigator Bala going missing and incognito?
The story is scary and it reminds one of the KGB and their dark manoeuvres.
That is another reason to go for a much needed change of government.
UPDATE: Anwar has since announced that he would be defending his Permatang Pauh seat after all
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