Our indolent & corrupt political culture

There was an interesting snippet of news from Austria yesterday. Sebastian Kurtz, the very popular and well-liked Chancellor of Austria announced he was stepping down from office after allegations surfaced that he had used government funds to ensure positive coverage in a newspaper. He said he was stepping down so he could clear his nameContinue reading “Our indolent & corrupt political culture”

Crooks, the whole lot of them

The slew of accusations now being traded between former leaders about corruption, nepotism and malfeasance in office has, no doubt, confirmed what most Malaysians have long suspected: that their leaders are all corrupt and untrustworthy. They come around waving the flag and pretending to be great patriots but they are just opportunists out to enrichContinue reading “Crooks, the whole lot of them”

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