The RAHMAN prophecy has been fulfilled with the fall of BN government!
Mahahthir has been sworn in as the new 7th Pm of Bolehland.
The delay in his wearing in was worrying and unnecessary as it had led to much uncertainty and speculation, especially as there was no news forthcoming as to why the matter had been postponed once and delayed for several hours the second time.
Bolehlanders are not pointing the finger at anyone or suggesting anything sinister , but it would be nice and comforting that those performing their duty do be expeditious and do their job with conviction and reference to the law and not to any other considerations.
Now that BN has been toppled and a new government in place, the voice of the people for change must be met by the government they have voted in.
To start with, they need to sweep clean the house of the rot and mildew.
There must be changes to some government agencies and public institutions and a restoration of public confidence in them.
The heads of those agencies and institutions who had performed dishonourably in their job should roll.
A new office of a public prosecutor should be created who shall have the power to initiate and conduct prosecutions. He or she should not also act as the adviser and lawyer to the government. For that, the Attorney General can continue in his role.
The appointment of both offices, however, should not lie in the hands of one man. And certainly not in the hands of the Pm. Their appointments can be made by parliament or by some other mechanism.
The politics of race, religion and entitlement should be rejected and not be resorted to anymore, by anyone or party, to score political points.
Corruption anywhere should be fought to its core and not allowed to entrench.
The press should be freed to do its job without hindrance or threats of closure and free public discourse should be allowed so long as they do not cause or instigate public disorder or religious or racial strife.
Obnoxious laws like the Fake News legislation should be repealed.
The Official Secrets Act should be amended to make clear that it applies only to matters of national security and not does not cover government business contracts that have nothing to do with national security.
And so on and so forth....
On the economic and financial fronts, Mahathir should have enough experience in his past 22 years as the former Pm to deal with those competently.
Bolehlanders can only hope that the new government they have voted in does not fail them like how BN did.
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