"I'm Not A Politician So I Will Not Sue Raja Petra," Says Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor!
That is an incredulous explanation and way of looking at things. Here a maverick on the blogosphere has just rubbished her good name and called her an accessory to murder and yet she will not sue because she's not a politician!!
What does it matter if you're not a politician? Aren't you a human being with normal feelings and emotions? When someone calls you a murderer, the first response after denying the accusation would be to resort to legal action to clear your name. Especially since you are the wife of the nation's Deputy Prime Minister and probably the future first lady.
To those of us on the outside, we cannot be faulted for concluding that the real reluctance to sue could be the fear of some 'uncomfortable' evidence surfacing during a trial. Datin Seri Rosmah should not give any space for such doubts to linger. If she truly feels that she is innocent and Raja Petra has knowingly character assassinated her, then she as a public figure has an obligation to take him to court and sue the crap out of him and make him pay for his misdeeds.
Hiding behind nebulous arguments of 'not being a politician' merely invites more doubt and she indeed will be solely responsible for fanning more suspicion towards her. This issue has already been internationalised and it is in her interest to put a full stop to further needless innuendo which is damaging to her, Datuk Seri Najib and the nation. That finality can only come from a legal suit to clear her reputation. But will she? And more importantly, can she?