Daim and Mahathir can no longer tolerate Guan Eng

Guan Eng’s overly incessant yet inconsistent rants about the economy and the state of affairs in the country has ticked many a foreign investor off and contributed immensely to the RM300 billion draught in the stock market and the RM11.8 billion pullout from the portfolio market. Source (pic): TTF Files

Guan Eng’s overly incessant yet inconsistent rants about the economy and the state of affairs in the country has ticked many a foreign investor off and contributed immensely to the RM300 billion draught in the stock market and the RM11.8 billion pullout from the portfolio market.

Both Mahathir and Tun Daim Zainuddin aren’t pleased with the junior Lim’s rants and have narrowed their convictions down to somewhere between “he’s out to sabotage us” and “his clowning around will spell doom for PH.”


Pakatan Harapan mouthpiece and man-who-likes-to-takes-a-dig-at-rulers-every-chance-he-gets, A Kadir Jasin, did two things today.

First, he told us what it means when someone says “fifty per cent,” or “five out of ten,” explaining that in group situations, when a whole group is assigned a 50 per cent performance score, it means that some performed better than 50 per cent while others failed to hit the percentile mark.

Math enthusiasts, take note.


Next, Kadir told us what Mahathir already told us and what three quarter of Malaysians already read via newspapers, the internet, blogs, WhatsApp, We Chat, Instagram and what have you.

According to him, Mahathir rated the Malaysian Cabinet “five out of ten” and lamented that some of his ministers weren’t functioning well.

Kadir, who seems to think he’s minister, cautioned the underperforming ministers to leave voluntarily if they can’t get their act together.

“If there are those who are still crawling and feeling around a year after being given the opportunity and responsibility, then it is our responsibility to ask them to reconsider their positions, and if needed, to voluntarily leave so that others can replace them.”

So he wrote, which basically brings us right back to square one, meaning, we still do not know who Mahathir was referring to when he accused some of his ministers of not performing well.

Well, so much for Kadir, a man who writes a helluva lot thinking he’s doing everyone a big favour when all he does is piss off the better half of the Malays for disrespecting the rulers and behaving like a jerk.

Speaking of people who piss others off, the person in Mahathir’s cabinet who appears to be doing the most work, Lim Guan Eng, is the person who is actually doing the most damage to the country and to the DAP-controlled Government of Malaysia (GoM).

That is, of course, if holding a record breaking number of press conferences to alert the media just about everything under the sun, including your cat’s pregnancy, is considered to be work.

Guan Eng’s overly incessant yet inconsistent rants about the economy and the state of affairs in the country has ticked many a foreign investor off and contributed immensely to the RM300 billion draught in the stock market and the RM11.8 billion pullout from the portfolio market.

The junior Lim’s flip flop on the RM1 trillion debt issue left a bitter taste in the mouths of serious investors who are fast losing confidence in the government’s ability to put up a clean show.

Debt figures are up 7.6 per cent since Pakatan Harapan took over, which probably explains why you seldom hear ministers talking about the Debt-to-GDP ratio or the more-than-worrisome value of the ringgit, let alone claims of the national debt being RM1 trillion.

But Guan Eng doesn’t seem to be letting up and has even gone back to the trillion ringgit claim despite having told the Dewan Rakyat when tabling Budget 2019 that the national debt was really at RM725.2 billion, not RM1 trillion as previously claimed.

Mahathir has had enough.

According to sources, both he and Tun Daim Zainuddin aren’t pleased with the junior Lim’s rants and narrowed their convictions down to somewhere between “he’s out to sabotage us” and “his clowning around will spell doom for PH.”

Daim is peeved at Lim’s inability to handle the country’s purse strings and his refusal to tone down on the 1MDB narrative and the trillion ringgit claims that are beginning to turn even Pakatan Harapan supporters off.

Thanks to the near 365-days a year press conference marathon, Guan Eng, who appears to enjoy basking under media spotlights and leave you thinking he’s a performer, has left the average layperson wondering if all the press-talk is worth it if it serves only to vex investors and leave one asking why the government has yet to furnish a clear blueprint of the future.

Tell us how you would rate Guan Eng by leaving your answers in the comment section below.

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