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Appreciating the prospect of not having a single dominant party in the foreseeable future would help us to consider seriously how we are to achieve stable governments, how we are to deal with the problem of partners fighting over who is to become Prime Minister, and how we are to help the voting public decide on what sort of coalitions to support.
Among UMNO, Bersatu and PAS, they will negotiate from “the pool” of 135 of the 165 Peninsula seats.
This change will significantly alter the political landscape.
If Umno is not prepared to compromise, Muhyiddin will have no choice but to look for new allies, Anwar Ibrahim being a potential partner. If this happens, there will be three groups jostling for supremacy in the end, with Umno-PAS, Muhyiddin and his new allies, and PH++ which has yet to finalize a PM candidate
Zahid said regardless whether Latiff apologised or not the Mersing seat remained Umno’s. Najib Razak also had criticised Latiff for playing down the party’s popularity in Sabah. Najib had also said Umno would take Mersing back.
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Perhaps if there was any weakness in Najib, it must have been his trust on some people. Najib believed that with everything he had done for the country, the rakyat would not fall into the PH’s constant slander . He was gravely mistaken. Mahathir won the emotions of the people with his smear campaigns.
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Arguably, sticking to the Malay-led multiracial formula remains, for now, the best approach to governing Malaysia. However, politicians must not lose sight of the merit-based multicultural idealism upheld by many young Malaysians. The test will be whether Perikatan Nasional or Pakatan Harapan can secure victory through an alternative formula in the next election