Absolute Power – Stage Two — Ambiga Sreenevasan

BY AMBIGA SREENEVASAN

Time to focus on the elections

Ambiga Sreenevasan – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 20, 2017.

In our system, the Prime Minister is the Member of Parliament who enjoys the confidence of the majority.

As such, it is the right of the Opposition coalition whose MPs will be in Parliament, to identify their Prime Ministerial candidate taking into account the views and interests of their members and the public.

There is no doubt that it was foreseeable that the naming of Tun Mahathir as PH’s Prime Minister candidate would invite controversy, and it did. Read more