"Today, Tun Mahathir and his former enemies have demonstrated the depth of their political opportunism and desperation.
"There is an existing mechanism to change the government and Prime Minister. It’s called a General Election. And it is the only mechanism that is lawful and democratic that fulfils the people's will.
"In 2013 Malaysian people expressed their will and elected the current government led by the Prime Minister Najib Razak. If Tun Mahathir wants to change the government, he must follow democratic process and wait for the election in line with Malaysia's laws and Federal Constitution."
(i) That being the case, Mohd Najib's premiership from 2009 to 2013 was illegal and unconstitutional because Tun Abdullah was removed without a general election being held.
(ii) In many democracies around the world, Presidents and Prime Ministers were removed from office legally without elections being called.
(iii) Yes, the rakyat may be willing to wait for the general election to decide the fate of the Prime Minister but investigations concerning 1MDB, the Prime Minister's RM2.6-billion private account and the alleged misused of the RM42-million SRC's money must continue to be carried out and the guilty party punished.
(iv). It is to their credit that former enemies, as the PMO’s statement puts it, have now come together as concerned citizens of Malaysia to call for the ouster of Mohd Najib through non-violent and legally permissible means.
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The Counter-attack Backfires
|A battle ground among pro-PM cyber troopers|
The hashtag #RespectMyPM was supposed to support Mohd Najib. However, said Aljazeera, that turned into a criticism tool against the Prime Minister.
Worse still, Mohd Najib’s own cyber troopers are at each other’s throat. His #RespectMyPM hashtag and other pro-Umno and pro-Government sites had been turned into battlefields by his cyber troopers. They calling each other names.
Having failed to gain traction in the propaganda warfare, there is nothing to stop the Prime Minister from acting more sternly and directly against his detractor, including the use of police power.
A former Attorney General, who was consulted on the People’s Declaration, had privately warned that there was nothing to stop the police and the AG from initiating criminal action against the supporters of the Save Malaysia movement.
The Challenge of Nonpartisanism
|The media and young Malaysians have to understand|