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Saturday 21 February 2009

KJ a threat to Najib?


One of the myths being spread around is that KJ is a threat to DS Najib? But thus far we have never had anyone put forth an incisive analysis as to how KJ can be a threat to DS Najib. What we have instead are muted whispers that make their rounds as nocturnal pastimes in the favorite hunting grounds of UMNO. That would be the dimly lit coffee houses,warungs, watering holes and so on.

Najib's position as thePM2B and the PM in the next few years is already almost etched in stone. But of course the fertile and devious minds are working overtime to pitch KJ against DS Najib. The fancifulness of this enterprise is exceeded only by its absurdity.

Let's see.

KJ is a threat because of having said that he wants to be PM by the age of 40? Plus or minus 10% being the acceptable margin of error that's about 44 years of age. KJ is what now? 34 years old? In 10 years time when he reaches 44, DS Najib will be 66 years of age. That's probably the age where he must have been cultivating a successor. Najib is not immortal you know.

Enter a young 'punk' if you may, who says he wants to be the PM in 10 years time and who is now 34 years of age. What sin has he committed if he had said that? Clinton became the US president at around 40 something. So strike one! You detest the young punk or having the boldness of saying he wants to become PM in 10 years time, because his name is KJ simpliciter.

We find the notion of a young punk, brash and bright saying he wants to be PM in 10 years offensive to our senses. That offending feeling arises from our own proclivity of heaping on him all those detestable qualities. And thus we find the possibility that such a person can ACTUALLY become what he aims for as disturbing as it is abhorrent.

The perpetrators of this lie saying that KJ is a threat to DS Najib are actually insulting Najib's intelligence. He has been at this game since 1976 and I will say this, albeit reluctantly, that 'looking at the fish frolicking in the water, Najib knows whether it's a male or female. In other words, Najib has enough weaponry in his political munitions store to stave off any challenges.

The threats to Najib's political longevity come from:-

  1. First of all those impatient senior level politicians who feel they are as good as or even better than Najib.
  2. The threat to his position comes from opposition parties who can form the government.
  3. The low quality leadership of UMNO at branch and division levels.
  4. The internecine and fratricidal political infighting among UMNO warlords who will vie with each other to show they are more Najib than Najib himself.
  5. Najib's longevity will be threatened if UMNO persists in its fossilizing organizational structure.
  6. Najib's position is threatened by bad and unintelligent social and economic policies.
  7. Najib;s position will be more threatened of the second liner leadership is repulsive to the voters.
  8. Najib's position is threatened if UMNO does a Moshe Dayan or Nelsonian eye of power abuses, corruption, predatory wealth seeking by UMNO leaders and so forth.
  9. Najib knows he is his own worst enemy
  10. Najib's position is unstable if TDM continues throwing political grenades.

In other words, people, aim your bazookas and rocket launchers at these things rather that KJ. Fearing him means you are conferring upon him superhero attributes that may be too burdensome for his shoulders.

This is all part of the political intrigue that seeks out to paint KJ in the worst possible perception. The picture painted is of another Anwar Ibrahim ready to strike at the political overlords. Well, the political overlords are fearful because all this while, they have nothing of substance to show and here is a young punk striking at the foundations of their own political survival.

What can be more satisfyingly devious than spreading around stories that KJ is plotting to do Najib in at the earliest possible opportunity?

Next why KJ is actually an asset to Najib.


Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 08:05  

Dato' Sak,
I beg to differ. KJ is not a threat to DS Najib. I think he is a liability. Such a boisterous character doesn't auger well to be a future leader of our multiracial and religious nation where being moderate is better accepted.

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 08:17  

I heard the KP of Pekan nominated MM but now supports KT. Because KT is splashing him with loads of pocket money! 5k,10k and frequent easy money!
Rumours say KT will pay around 30k to 7oo delegates! So as the saying goes! Money talks! No need for great leadership qualities or high academic achievement!

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 08:19  

anon at 08.05
hello, najib punya liabilities are of his own making. dia ada banyak tengkprak lo.

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 08:31  

I forgot to mention that KP of Pekan Division is also about to purchase a Harrier! Bini 2. Gaji kecil. Where is he getting the money from? Najib better start cleaning his own backyard! Long overdue. Lots of smelly rubbish!

O its rumoured KT will pay 30K per delegate! Hes planning to round up around 700 delegates. So how? The money politics will never end!
Obviously so much money looted when he was the Selangor MB!Tak berabis!!

Quantum Metal Consultant 21 February 2009 at 08:34  

Najib tidak wajar melabelkan sesiapapun sebagai musuhnya jika mahu menjadi PM dan bukan satu 'threat' kepada Najib jika KJ mahu menjadi PM seceepat manapun - jika itu tafsirannya - calon 3 Timbalan Presiden lebih merbahaya kepada Najib.

Lebih rasional untuk Najib mempergunakan KJ dalam kapasiti keupyaan KJ untuk melaksanakan missi dan tanggungjawab seperti mana arahan Najib dan ianya terkawal.

KJ menjadi liar dan liabiliti harus juga dilihat dari sudut salah asuhan Paklah dalam memberi kebebasan dan memanjakan budak itu hingga ke tahap sombong dan tamak - anakku Sazali.

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 08:50  


jika mahu dilihat dari segi liar dan tamak, khir toyo pecah semua rekod. dari budak kampung yang jadi pomen gigi jadi super jutawan. 20 kesnya yang melibatkan korapsi tentu lebih menjadi liabliti bukan sahaja kpd Najib tapi juga kepada UMNO.
liabilities dalam UMNO terdiri daripada kesemua ahli MKT sekarang ini. baik kita pecat mereka dan biarkan Najib jadimaharaja.

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 10:56  

Macam ini jahanam lah negara. Lenyap lah UMNO. Terjual lah hak Melayu. Tak ada pemimpin yang bersih lagi.

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 10:56  

A great leader is not worried about threats from within..esp from a KP>>with limited support from the senior ranks.It is not within the Umno culture for a KP to be able 2 overthrow the big boss...umno is not geared nor ready for such change UNLESS umno loses the federal govt.So..najib needs ppl who can work..willing 2 work...hv the intelligence,charisma and a chameleon that can get the ppl to come back 2 support umno.Only KJ can ..with some maturity..and with some older smart ppl like SAK to guide him.. can add value to umno as a KP.
Btw..30k won't tempt many perwakilan..sorry if u think umno are cheapos..hahaha...30k is petty cash.

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 11:24  

Dato, good strategy to boost up KJ sagging political fortune hahaha!!

From the boondocks

Ariff Sabri 21 February 2009 at 11:35  

from the boondocks,

yr snide remarks explains where you come from. not surprising.
could it be that thats a nervous laugh realising that what's said is true?

Quantum Metal Consultant 21 February 2009 at 12:50  

Anonymous said...08.50

jika mahu dilihat dari segi liar dan tamak, khir toyo pecah semua rekod. dari budak kampung yang jadi pomen gigi jadi super jutawan.


PKR dah jadi kerajaan negeri Selangor, Khalid pun mungkin ada kes rasuah untuk kena dakwa..mana dia penyelewengan Khir toyo ? Jangan cakap je - bukti dan dakwalah.. perangai pembangkang ni bercakap je yang lebih, bukti..habuk pun tarak.

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 14:38  

Its all about money, I hope we all can make money after this. If KJ (if elected) can allow free market of businesses to freely flow which ever it want to go then we’ll see a better Malaysia with abundance of wealth for everybody. We hope to see nasi lemak seller getting rich because people have money to buy sotong, kerang, hati in one bungkus like the old day. Ahh its all about money for you and me…we all love money. Some will make money more than we do…but as long as we also make money we’ll be happy.

Jom Dato’ we make money….

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 18:28  


Nervous laugh naah..! It was rolling on the floor laughing my ass off kind of laugh.

I bet u 1 bakul the best durian from my neck of the boondocks KJ will loose

From the boondocks

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 19:27  

When there is no clear positives , the strategy is to focus on your opponent's negatives.But looking at some key areas as objectively as is possible may shed some light too..

1.Abuse of Power >>to varying degrees all the 3 were deemed to have used their influence for personal gains.KJ seems to be the one singled out as the most prolific with MKT not too far behind.To be fair MM was less active during TDM's one up on MM

2.Pedigree >> All have some baggage due to family or previous roles.KJ happens to be very much in the forefront during AAB's leadership i.e also the worse period for Umno..If thats a minus then DS Najib must also hv the same stigma.MM is deemed to be TMD's mouthpiece..which may not necessarily be a big negative.But if he continues to be seen in that light as a KP ,it will become a negative more of a personal that can serve him well.Thus one up for MKT on this.

3.Capability to deliver >> MM have shown thru his many corporate and NGOs experience ,a keen eye for details,patience and long term strategizing.KJ is more flashes in the pan,hit and runs and more talk then walk..Only MKT have the actual hands on experience of operating in a public office and heading an big UMNO,he's seasoned and knows the in and outs better...So, one up for MKT giving him a point lead with KJ still on the starting line.

4.Vision>>..have to get them to an optometrist for a full check up while we try to get some answers from the crystal ball.

5.Intelligence >>..they all look about the same to me..Anyway,CEOs need not be the smartest.

MKT have the edge and is the best candidate...he will be reborn and will develop into a leader with the right blend of macho sophistication and "wisdomed" experience that Umno needs.

A bakul of durians too

Anonymous,  21 February 2009 at 23:42  

there are no clean politicians. only less dirty ones...

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