I shudder to see this pasted on Malaysiakini’s front page:
This is an Islamic state: Najib
Jul 17, 07 6:27pm
Malaysia is an Islamic state and not a secular one, the country’s deputy prime minister said today, while carefully assuring members of minority faiths that their rights will be protected.
Somehow, it brought to mind what was written in the bestseller book “May 13: Declassified Documents on the Malaysian Riots of 1969”, where it was written on page 90:
“From all Razak had said it seemed he believed that any attempt at accommodation with the Chinese would cause the Malays to lose the “power-edge” they maintained over the Chinese. If the Malays lost this, Razak seemed to believe that the more dynamic Chinese would eventually take over. This, Razak seemed determined to prevent and it seemed possible he might propose changes in the Constitution to formalize Malay rule.” This was based on a briefing given by the CIA for the Commonwealth Liaison Officers, documented and filed with the British Cabinet Office.
Chilling to see the strong similarities between father and son, doensn’t it?
Wonder what the main newspaper would write in regards to his statements?