APRIL 26 — It’s a week into the official campaign period and following the candidates around their constituencies has started to take its toll on me.
My beautiful Converse shoes are now caked in mud and fishy water due to walking in pasar malams, and not to mention the fields during ceramah nights.
I’ve also had to avoid rotten eggs being thrown from fanatic party supporters and have had to endure threats from local party leaders.
And I might have some hearing damage due to the unsporting behaviour of other supporters who play loud patriotic music during an opposition candidate’s ceramahs.
Aside from that, it’s been a blast!
One thing that struck me is the unique way different politicians have when it comes to campaigning. It’s almost like auteurship. [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]