‘Siapa lagi Melayu mau?’

Moralistic constituency: Barisan Nasional and PAS supporters working together to canvass for voters at a junction at Kampung Tanjung in the recent Semenyih by-election.

For some in the Malay heartland, this holiday season is a good time to reflect on the political positions of the community. 

WHEN Professor Shamsul Amri Baharuddin balik kampung to Jempol in Negri Sembilan on Hari Raya, his relatives and friends, who see him as a “big analyst”, bombarded him with questions about what the political future of the Malays is.

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