30 Jun '11, 11am

Why July 9 must go on - by @j_rubis @Bersih2

by June Rubis The Malaysian Insider Jun 30, 2011 JUNE 30 — I’ve noticed something interesting of late. A few middle-class intellectuals back-pedalling on their initial support for Bersih 2.0. They say, yes I support this (in theory) but do we really need to march now? Haven’t we done enough to highlight the issues? Haven’t we won the PR (public relations, not Pakatan Rakyat) war? I’m sorry, but I’m a bit confused. The point of Bersih 2.0 isn’t about who gets best publicity, but rather for electoral reform. These same intellectuals will admit, like you and me, that the current electoral process is unfair and biased. They are just feeling really uneasy about July 9. They want to know, isn’t there a better way to do this? But yet, they cannot provide any credible solutions that could work. How many more dialogues can civil society have with the Election Commission? Do we thin...

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