Assembling Al-Fresco

March 5, 2009

This surely must be the first time in modern times that a state government legislature has met under a tree to transact business.

A hilarous account of how things came to this pass by Yusseri Yusoff in the Malaysian Insider.

It starts with

For most people, the circumstances leading to this refreshing approach towards governance is well-known. However, there might be some still wondering. So, for the sake of posterity, we at the Malaysian Institute of Learning Foundation for Political Research On Nationalism (MILF-PRON)[1] shall provide a potted history. For the sake of expedience (and time, because we don’t want to miss Happy Hour at the George & Dragon), we shall start from the 12th General Election, 8th of March, 2008.

And it only gets better. Go read the whole Assembling Al-fresco.


Will Pakistan cease to exist?

March 3, 2009

I predict that over the next five years Pakistan as an entity will completely cease to exist.
I think the shooting at Sri Lankan cricketers will be the straw that broke the camel’s back.
I completely understand the warped logic of shooting at Englishmen, Australians and SA. They are after all white and thus by definition oppressors and should be shot at, Indians also I get, they are THE mortal enemy, but the poor sri lankans.