In their desperate attempts to regenerate and repackage their sordid ‘Politics of Hatred’ for the minority to wrest power from the majority, the Opposition Pact is expected to field some new faces in this upcoming 13GE, expected end of April.
Now that Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim and Chinese Chauvinist Emperissimo of ‘Middle Malaysia’ Lim Kit Siang have confirmed abandoning the current seats and trying their luck in Perak (probably Gopeng or Lumut) and Gelang Patah respectively, some of their newly ascended leaders would be offered seats for the first time.
PKR is expected to field Vice President N Surendran in Padang Serai, Muhamad Nur Manutty in Bagan Serai, Dr Abdul Aziz Bari in Sabak Bernam, Shamsul Iskandar Md Akin in Bukit Katil, Idris Jauzi in Batu Pahat, Rafizi Ramli in Pandan, Dr Wan Zawawi Wan Ismail in Machang, Dato’ Fauzi Abd. Rahman in Indera Mahkota, Sti Aishah Sh. Ismail in Tambun and Tan Sri Ibrahim Menudin in Labuan. The disgruntled and disilussioned former Armed Forces senior officers Jen. (B) Tan Sri Md Hashim Hussein in Johor Bahru, Lt. Jen. (B) Ghaffir Salleh in Pasir Gudang and Abdul Hadi Khattab in Tanjong Malim.
DAP is expected to field Thomas Su in Ipoh Timur, V Sivakumar in Batu Gajah, Wong Tack in Bentong and Arif Sabri in Raub.
PAS is expected to field Dato’ Haron Din in Arau, Brig. Jen. (B) Najmi Ahmad in Baling, Dato’ Mohd. Fauzi Shaari in Larut, Husam Musa in Putrajaya and singer Wan Aishah in Jempol.
Most of these candidates are retirees and rejects in where ever they were.