Boycott Permatang Pauh By-Election, Says Annuar Musa. Now This Is A More Realistic Proposal
He described the resignation of Dr Wan Azizah as a PKR political strategy to steer public focus away from the sodomy accusation against her husband and PKR advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
Speaking to reporters here, he said fielding a candidate would result in a waste of public funds and that it was unnecessary for the BN to go along with Anwar's political strategy. (Read the whole story HERE)
***** Now this is what I call a realistic guy. Unlike over-optimistic Muhyiddin who sees a 'golden chance' for Umno to wrest the seat, Annuar Musa obviously knows the score and instead of seeing his party do battle in the by-election and getting walloped to kingdom come, he realises the best way out of the impending battering is to loudly declare a boycott.
Sitting it out is better than a severe loss of face. But will the warmongers in Umno listen and heed his call?