No clear endgame for Pakatan power play: The Star columnist
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - What was the most significant 2019 political story in Malaysia?
a) The Prime Minister's transition of power? Or to be exact, the non-transition power play?
b) The Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Civil War (also known as the retak menunggu belah or a crack waiting to split saga)?
c) Sodomy 3.0 and the Sandakan gay sex video?
d) The (MPs) number games?
e) The Tanjung Piai by-election and other by-elections?
f) All of the above (as they're interlinked)?
The non-transition power play has dominated the news this year.
The Prime Minister and Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad keeps on changing the transition timetable.
From "one to two years" to "more than two years" to "not beyond three years" to "beyond 2020".
From "there was no actual date or time mentioned" to "I'll step down once the country is stable and on firmer ground" to "I made a promise to hand over and I will, accepting that I thought that a change before the Apec summit (Nov 2020) will be disruptive".……
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