Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Permatang Pauh by-election

Permatang Pauh Results Show Healthy Democratic Practice, Says Najib.

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Barisan Nasional (BN) respects the decision of the Permatang Pauh parliamentary by-election Tuesday which reflects that democracy is still alive in the country.

The Deputy Prime Minister said the victory of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in the by-election proved that there was no manipulation in terms of democratic practice in the country.
"The democratic practice in this country is not flawed," he told reporters at a press conference, here Tuesday night.The PKR advisor won with a majority of 15,671 votes in the parliamentary by-election.Anwar obtained 31,195 votes while Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Arif Shah Omar Shah received 15,524 votes and the Angkatan Keadilan Insan Malaysia (AKIM) candidate, Hanafi Mamat, had only 92 votes.

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Yet another hilarious statement by the DPM.
Good God.
Why can't he just admit it that people are voting that Pak Lah out.
That people are sick of the current government corruption and scandals.
People are just sick thus they decided to give their votes to the Salman Rushdie's look a like. Fin.
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