Merry-go-round hostage politics


Like the One Ring in 'The Lord of the Rings', political power and money have become uncontrollable and corrupting in Malaysia. —.Enterpress_Nlc/New Line Cinema/Enterpress/dpa

If Anwar Ibrahim became PM based on support from the likes of Najib Razak or Zahid Hamidi, would he still be the Anwar we knew? Would such a government be stable?

OUR political system makes it perfectly legal for MPs to change their allegiance and effect the collapse of one government in favour of another at practically any time.

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