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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Don't be fooled by the UMNO/BN Marketing Team this time

Someone by the name of Shanker used a parable to vividly illustrate the choices facing us Malaysians the next General Election by comparing our choices to that of a man who died and was met with an angel with a special offer - a day in heaven and hell before making a choice of how he wants to spend his eternity. See Parable of the man who chose hell – Shanker

His day in Hell was spent with old friends in a country club playing golf followed by an excellent steak and lobster dinner.

His day in Heaven in contrast was spent lounging around on clouds, playing the harp and singing and it was a nice time but nothing as compared with his day in Hell.

Thus when it comes to choosing, Hell was his choice without hesitation. But this time when he arrived in Hell, he found it this time to be a desolate and dark wasteland covered in garbage and filth, a far cry from that wonderful first day.

When he complained about the difference to the Devil, the Devil smiled and explained that on that first day, he had met with Hell's marketing team.

We Malaysians were fooled by UMNO/BN marketing team numerous times. Dr. Mahathir promised us "Bersih, Cekap dan Amanah" (Clean, Efficient and Trustworthy) but what we got was a languid civil service mired in corruption and wastage. They promised us "Bangsa Malaysia" (Malaysia Race) but what we got was PERKASA and more racialism plus divide and rule.

Abdullah Badawi offered to "work with him" and not "work for him" but what we got was a sleepy head Prime Minister.

They promised a MACC modeled after the world famous ICAC of Hong Kong but we got a dead witness while under MACC custody and no clear explanation of how that happened.

Read more about all those unfulfilled promises over at Parable of the man who chose hell – Shanker

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