Break your silence on Daim, Najib told


Some Umno members are disgusted by media attacks on the party veteran, says blogger Shahbudin.

Amin Khairuddin, Free Malaysia Today

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has been urged to break his silence in the face of the mainstream media assault on former finance minister Daim Zainuddin and thus put an end to Umno members’ curiosity about where he stands on the issue.

Shahbudin Husin, a former Federal Territory Umno information chief, says in his latest blog entry that some party members are disgusted that the media would be so virulent against a party veteran and others are simply confused.

He notes that it is common knowledge that mainstream broadcast and print media are under Barisan Nasional’s control and would heed any directive from the Prime Minister.

Now that it has come to the point of MACC investigating Daim for corruption, it is high time for Najib to issue a comment, he says.

He poses the following questions: