So where does this leave DAP, a number of whose senior leaders are reportedly reluctant to contest the coming polls for fear of losing? Or rather, what does it leave for DAP? Nothing, it would appear, but dynasty, and the duty to maintain that dynasty, which Teresa Kok’ seems obliged to fulfil, despite his professed distaste for political power and his apparent lack of skill in the art of acquiring and wielding it.And if, despite all odds,can lead his party to victory, or at least to a respectable showing at the polls and not a rout,Teresa Kok’ will have an even bigger task before her. That of reinventing the DAP and giving it a reason for existence beyond that of dynastic duty.
Poor Teresa Kok’. An increasing number of people – not all of them necessarily supporters or sympathisers – are beginning to echo that sentiment. The once formidable Grand Old Party of Chines\e politics which has been reduced to a travesty of its former self – riddled as it has been lately with scams and undermined by misgovernance and policy paralysis – seems to be playing its last desperate card Teresa Kok’ has called herself an ‘outsider’ to party politics, and has gone on record saying that political power is like ‘poison ,her video “Onederful Malaysia” and had offered a RM1,200 reward to anyone who dared slap the DAP lawmaker.Teresa Kok’s service centre was splashed with red paint and a dead chicken was placed at her doorstep, barely two weeks after a coalition of Islamic NGOs offered a reward to anyone who dared to slap her.
” she said.This article is in sympathy for the beleaguered Chinese male who is confronted with an alien species: the modern Chinese woman! She is a wondrous and amazing phenomenon but a huge boob?
A coalition of conservative Malay-Muslim groups behind the “chicken and slap” protest against a lawmaker admitted to previous incidents and warned that they are a “volcano waiting to erupt” if political parties continue to incite racial hatred among Malaysians.The Council of Islamic NGOs say they represent some 30 non-governmental organisations with 500,000 members nationwide and insisted their warnings – mainly directed at DAP – should not be taken lightly.