The convincing outcome of the recent Permatang Pauh by-election had confirmed once and for all that the rakyat were not as dumb as some of our most out-of-touch and out-of-date politicians would like us to believe. (more…)
Archive for August, 2008
At 10:02 a.m. this morning, YBhg Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim was officially sworn into Parliament as the MP for Permatang Pauh and the Leader of the Opposition by the Speaker, Tan Sri Padikar Amin.
UPDATED, 10.00 p.m.: SPR officially announced that DSAI had won by 15,671 votes majority
Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim got 31,195 votes
Arif Shah got 15,524 votes
The Permatang Pauh by-election, first and foremost, is about the policies of BN under Datuk Seri Abdullah Badawi and the integrity of Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim and the changes that he promised to bring about for the nation.
Given the confirmed win, my heartiest tahniah must then go to Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim for his hard-won success in Permatang Pauh.
Everyone can see that the Permatang Pauh by-election is unlike any other by-election.
It is the mother of all by-elections for the simple reason that BN is adamant about going all out to deny Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim his rightful place in Parliament and ultimately his passage to Putrajaya. (more…)