Saturday, April 05, 2008

Vintage Article!

Vintage Rehman Rashid... got to hand it to the man, he nearly got me.. I was about to root for Paklah... then I remembered, Oh! I need to change my 2004 vote.. or have I?
Nevertheless credit must be given where credit is due, below is an excerpt of that well written and exceptionally crafted article:

Rehman Rashid
New Straits Times 2008/04/04
TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad's remarks at the Singgahsana Hotel in Petaling Jaya last Tuesday rank among the greatest denunciations he has issued in his long, long career.
It was vintage, distilled, pure and refined Essence of M: a brazen blast of concentrated vitriol; the faceful of pepper spray surely never forgotten by anyone who ever crossed him.If, while he was in charge, this acid was used to dissolve presumptive challengers into puffs of vapour, nowhe uses it to show how to take down incumbents.For those only now encountering Dr Mahathir in full furious force, it might be useful to read between the lines he delivered last Tuesday.First, Dr Mahathir does not despise Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. He despises Khairy Jamaluddin, whose career profile he considers an illegitimate affront. For Abdullah, Dr Mahathir has contempt.
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