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COMMENT | Harapan’s consistent message is that selectively targeted patronage will continue.
WHEN Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad led the opposition to a stunning election victory, he had an effective rallying cry that reflected why Umno’s form of governance was problematic: “Cash is king!” If Dr Mahathir is not careful, worrying recent trends indicate a similarly disconcerting problem about Pakatan Harapan’s government: “Patronage is king!”
Pakatan Harapan candidate M. Manogaran arrives at the Cameron Highlands by-election nomination centre, accompanied by Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin...