Voters’ fears can be manipulated

ONE takeaway from the elections that took place yesterday in six Peninsular states – Kedah, Kelantan, Negri Sembilan, Penang, Selangor, and Terengganu – is that it is now confirmed that Perikatan Nasional is the new bogeyman for most non-Malays.

They fear that if Pakatan Harapan-held states such as Selangor fall, they will become like Kelantan, which is governed by PAS, the backbone of Opposition bloc Perikatan.

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