Angry Ku Li: Stop the political mind-games!
By IAN McINTYRE
KOTA BARU: Stop hiding behind leadership transitional plans or purported efforts to take over the Federal Government, said an agitated Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah.
The veteran Umno leader said all political leaders, including those from Umno as well as Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, should be straightforward about their intentions as the people were tired of political mind-games.
“We seem to be only concerned about our political posts while the people are suffering from the effects of an economic slowdown and the rising cost of living,” he said.
Speaking about Anwar’s promise about a takeover by Sept 16, he said that if did not happen by the PKR adviser’s own self-imposed deadline, he should be branded a liar.
As for Umno itself, there is the so-called transition plan -- in which Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was supposed to hand over his post to his deputy Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak by 2010 -- which was on, then seemed to have been put on the back-burner, and was now “on again,” he told a press conference here on Tuesday.
“Stop it! We must be brave in order to be leaders,” Tengku Razaleigh, affectionately known as “Ku Li,” said.
The transition plan has degenerated into a joke, he said, because in the middle of a grave political crisis, “leaders were engaged in a dance over the precise meaning of this mysterious term.”
In such trying times, the country needed real leadership, the Kelantan prince said, adding that the transition plan was “undemocratic
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