Thursday, May 31, 2012

Time for Najib to call elections but will he?

It is time for Najib to call for elections. This country has not been governed since the last General Elections, because we do not have a Prime Minister who was really elected for the position, he was just a successor and that is what I guess he wanted because he, more then anyone else suspects that this will be his first and last term.

To call for elections will be like a call for Hara Kiri, the rakyat are sure to throw him and UMNO into the dustbins of history, the time for a Malaysian Renaissance has arrived and the old has just got to give way to the new. The old has become irrelevant, UMNO and its BN members have become irrelevant, the nation is one.

UMNO and its cronies in the BN can't really hang on to power anymore, they know that their story does not hold any good any more.Their credibility has never been so low, the lowest since 1957, no one trusts the Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak  anymore, I doubt even those closest to him trust him anymore, he has failed to live up to expectations, he has failed to give Malaysians reasons to trust him on the contrary he has given us reason not to trust him.                              

There is the Scorpene case and its revelations that have implicated him, if he was indeed clean he should have gone to Paris and attended the hearing to give his side of the story, he has refused to.

The Paris inquiry would  have been the best forum for him to clear his name, it would  have been on neutral ground and no one could say that he fixed the judges there,  that would  have been the perfect  platform for the Prime Minister of Malaysia to clear his name and then go to the people for a mandate and if he is clean the people I am sure will back  him up.

Alas he has decided not to go to Paris, he has decided not to defend himself although it has been reported that he has been implicated, it has been reported that the countries defence secrets were given away for money, that is treason, and all in the process of purchasing these submarines and  the PM of Malaysia who was the the defence minister of the country and the man implicated here has refused to come forward and clear his name.

His absence and refusal to give any evidence in the case can result in the inquiry drawing adverse inferences agaisnt him. I am sure he is aware of  that, his lawyers must have briefed him on that issue, and yet he has chosen to remain silent.

He holds the highest elected office in the land, he must realise that to hold such office his integrity and character must be without blemish.

In the Scorpene case alone amongst all the allegations made out agaisnt him and his wife there is so much going agaisnt the office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia, there is a murder of a woman, a foreigner, a Mongolian to be precise, whom the PM has claimed he does not know, but who was killed by his very own personal guards, and they have been found guilty of that murder.

A very rare case indeed never heard in the history of the commonwealth according to some learned lawyers, because these two bodyguards of Najib have had no motive - an essential ingredient in establishing murder of the first degree.

The foreigner who came to Malaysi with two of her relatives had all traces of her entry into the country wiped out of our immigration records, who on earth could have sanctioned such an operation? The two police men?

There is now the allegation that the PM himself had asked for one billion dollars when he was the defence minister in connection withthe purchase of the submarines from the French vendor, and yet he remains quiet, and has not attempted to clear his name.

Now with so much in just this one case and then with the others of the PD incident, Rosmah issues etc. the element of trust from the rakyat diminsihes by the day.

In desperation he gets everybody to trump up charges agaisnt everyone and anyone in the opposition especially Anwar Ibrahim and now Anwar's deputy in the hope  that the Malays who now have lost complete trust in this government may give him an ear.

So although it is time to call for elections Najib is too afraid to, it will cost him dearly and he is really at a loss.

He seems to think that he is the all so important personality in this country, when the government gies handouts to senior citizens it is claimed that Najib is doing it, he is on  a desperate Public Relations circuit to gain support and sympathy, the people are liking it for the goodies it offers,they take what ever is on offer, but they are not going to vote him and that is foregone conclusion.

If he want's to put it to the test ask him to call for a rally without offering any handouts, see the numbers that will turn up, ask Ambiga to do the same and see the turnout, it will embarrass him, it is not an UMNO issue as he would  have the Malays to believe, it is a national issue and the Malays know it better than anyone else except of course for those in UMNO.

Everyone in Malaysia safe for the few Umnoputeras, MIC Indians, a faction of HINDRAF, The MCA faithful (because there are many MCA unfaithful) and the rest of BN whose numbers are dwindling is aware that this is not the racial issue the BN makes it out to be, it is a serious national issue and we have to change the guard.

The advice of the blog to Naijb is go for it now before your image takes further bashing, then any Ahmad, Hishamuddin or Muhyiddin will be able to replace you in UMNO, but rest assured the government will fall.

So the question again is will he call for elections?

Why shoudl he if this is his last term? he'd want to be in office as long as possible and that is exactly what he is doing.