Dr Mahathir Mohamad had even ordered his party to pull out of the coalition in 2017, unless the rest acceded to his wish to be named as the prime ministerial candidate
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Malaysia has always been a nation punching above its weight, a “middle power” of sort. Progressives must help persuade Malaysians to see Malaysia’s activist role in the region and the world so that Malaysians understand the challenges the world faces and also see beyond the distracting and destructive domestic noises so prevalent in the past 15 years.
Governing parties have to learn to create democratic space for the opposition so that when it becomes the opposition, it will enjoy that space as well. Opposition parties should learn not to burn the house down using racial sentiments as it just renders the nation ungovernable.
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He was very friendly to me, as always. But I detected a change in his view. For him, if nothing was changed in Pakatan, then Bersatu would lose badly in the next general election. I gave him a counterview that Bersatu would be eaten up alive by UMNO and PAS in any form of Malay unity coalition, hence the best partner for Bersatu was DAP as there would be little competition in seats.
Muhyiddin was less ambitious at that time because he thought his party would still have to work with PAS whereas Dr Mahathir had discounted the Islamist party which he saw as nothing but Najib’s collaborator.
The insatiable Azmin was still pushing for the Muhyiddin-Azmin as PM-DPM but Muhyiddin was not involved.