Wednesday, 15 August 2007

Storm In A Tea Cup

Wee Meng Chee, a Malaysian student in Taiwan did not anticipate the Malay anger that he would unleash when he rapped about Malaysian life using the Negara Ku or Malaysia's National anthem. Or did he?

His words must have touched on some raw nerves. Were his words so inflammatory? Compare what he rapped about with some of the statements made in the past and in the present, and the histrionics of some politicians and you will know what I mean. some people seem to suffer habitually from amnesia.

Brandishing of the keris (Malay dagger) during the 2005 UMNO General Assembly.

Unsheathing and kissing the keris during the 2006 UMNO General Assembly

Razak Idris, Terengganu Umno Youth Information Chief in the 2006 assembly:

Hashim Suboh, Perlis delegate:

Hasnoor Sidang Hussein, Malacca delegate:

Azimi Daim, UMNO Youth Exco member:

At the 2004 UMNO General Assembly:

In 1987, these words were displayed on banners:

Recently this was posted on a website:

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