Bolehlanders were hoping for some inspiring cabinet appointments.
But what was offered does not really make Bolehlanders jump for joy.
There are some surprising appointments. Notably, Maszlee Malik for the education portfolio. He is little known outside of some circles, certainly largely unknown to the general public.
With heavy Islamic credentials and largely untested, it will be hard to see how he can inspire confidence across board as an education minister.
Though there was a lot of opposition to Mahathir also assuming the education portfolio, many Bolehlanders would have been happy for Mahathir to be the education minister.
At least they know who Mahathir is. He is not one who is afraid to do the unpopular things or to pander to populist sentiments.
And why appoint Azmin to the economic affairs portfolio when he is already the Selangor menteri besar? But to be fair, Azmin has himself said that he can"t be a federal minister and be the MB of Selangor at the same time.
And who is Rina Harun? Again a newbie and unknown to the public.
There are other more talented young people who are known to the public who have shown that they know what they are talking and can be trusted to do their jobs.
Bolehland has Tony Pua, Rafizi, Hannah Yeoh, Nurul, Liew Ching Tiong & Co. These would make better choices.
Bolehlanders have no problem with Mat Sabu as the defence minsiter, Muhyuddin as the home minister, Lim Guan Eng as the finance minister and Anthony Loke as the transport minister.
Not too sure or excited about the others though.
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