22 May '18, 1am

Restoring the nation’s confidence https://t.co/NP23xQavGO

Restoring the nation’s confidence https://t.co/NP23xQavGO

If it’s one thing that the entire period of 2004-2018 taught me, it’s how it feels to have low expectations in one’s nation. I grew up in the era of Mahathir 1.0 (except we did not know it was 1.0 then!) and there was an air of confidence. Of course , being kids in school, we were not able to see the problems but that’s besides the point. The point is, we had a great deal of confidence in his administration and this translated into national pride. This, I can tell you, was an exuberant feeling. Then came the lost years. Abdullah Badawi, Pak Lah, came into office enjoying a high level of confidence. The 2004 general election was proof of that. However, his unenergetic leadership soon floundered and he was made into a laughing stock. He was also unable to handle the Islamofascists who ruined any chance of an interfaith council. Pak Lah was told to leave after Barisan’s relat...

Full article: https://dinmerican.wordpress.com/2018/05/22/142229/

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