“I would be guilty only if I were innocent of working to destroy racism in my country.”
- Nadine Gordimer
COMMENT | Pakatan Harapan has been scrambling to pin the blame on someone, anyone, for the recent defeat in Semenyih. The issue of identity politics has dominated the discourse, but nobody wants to admit that Harapan and BN ran more or less the same game. Umno/PAS, unshackled by coalition partners, played the race card more effectively.
The DAP, of course, has become the whipping boy, for Harapan’s failure in Semenyih. If the Malays are spooked, it is because of the DAP...