Lately, I read fewer stories on politics and concentrate on other things that I enjoy more. However, I have many friends that are involved in politics and help me keep abreast with what’s happening in the country especially with the 13th GE ‘just around the corner’ (how many times have this phrase been repeated?). Some even asked my opinion about certain issues like the RCI and Kalimah Allah. Last week, one of them asked me this question: “Bro, what do you think about the Kalimah Allah issue? It’s getting out of control now. The Christians and Muslims are exchanging some hatred words over the internet these days”. Hmm… I didn’t know it has become that bad!
Well, let us examine the issue for a while. I think many political observers will point their fingers to one ‘cocky’ leader in Penang for sparking all these hu ha.. He probably thinks that he can get extra votes, especially in Sabah and Sarawak during the coming GE by raising the issue. Plus, he might also feel that he can divert the people’s attention from his party’s shenanigan election. So he decided to say this: (more…)