Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 1.3.2015.
If the Merdeka Centre polling survey is correct, only 18% of the Chinese community as compared to 58% of the Malay community are satisfied with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s performance. The level of Chinese support could have been reduced further if the survey, which was conducted in January, had been carried out this month following Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s racist call on the Malays to boycott Chinese traders with outrageous lies that the Chinese trader were the cause of prices not going down and that the Chinese oppressed the Malays.
Najib should be happy to still get even 10% support from the Chinese community when he had openly allowed such overtly anti-Chinese, racist and extremist sentiments to be expressed by his Cabinet member without being punished. Such racist and extremist remarks by Ismail Sabri antagonised not only the non-Malay community but moderate Malays, who were shocked at such scapegoating to detract attention from the BN Federal government’s failures to manage the economy well.
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