It’s been awhile since a big fish has been detained by anti-corruption agency MACC. It has always been the small ‘ikan bilis’ that have been investigated, caught and charged.
Seeing as Umno is the biggest component party in BN and that, by default, the BN chairman and Umno president is also the country’s prime minister, the MACC’s reminder is essentially directed at the government and its leaders.
There are several elements of these cases that appear a little funny and peculiar.
It’s sad to see that big blanket stereotype being thrown by the rest of the world at this region. But can you really blame them for thinking this?
Are the authorities picking on the mosquito flying in a dark corner of the auditorium rather than the giant elephant sitting right on the stage?