By Mansor Puteh
There is no doubt that those in the Left in Malaysia are those who had gone over the hill, or who are bankrupt and who have nothing else to do besides. So they can be crude, rude and outrageous, since they do not have any care to worry about or future left to fear losing.
Their only future is how much they can make a nuisance to themselves, by careening to the Far Left.
The mainstream media like them; they like to create such individuals and give them wide coverage.
So no wonder there are some individuals old and young who can be so careless, callous and outrageous, because they know by doing so, they can hog on the media traffic.
They have no other fun to thrill themselves other than to do the outrageous.
This is what Umno and Barisan Nasional have to face, a small group of old men and women – men mostly – who can career to the Far Left if they are left unattended.
They, who have been accorded a lot of respect, yet, they are still very much alive and they can claim to be useful to society.
Yet, there are many who are retired from government service and teaching at the universities where they did not excel.
Yet, upon retirement who would immediately careen to the Far Left in search for a new career – the Post Retirement Career.
There are those who were CEOs of GLCs, yet who now want to do the absurd and champion the Left in the country.
One such person became menteri besar of a state the opposition managed to wrest from Barisan. And another person became deputy chief minister of a state.
So they now have their Post Retirement Career, courtesy of the general election and those Umno and Barisan members who did not like the candidates their top leaders had chosen, with some others who wanted to teach Umno and Barisan a lesson.