Raja Petra Kamarudin, the once pro-opposition blogger who has joined the pro-Najib Razak bandwagon, may have hinted that former PM Mahathir Mohamad is a powerful man who can influence the US justice system.
In a posting on his blog, Raja Petra wrote with cynism:
“With the current turmoil in the United States, and with rogue elements within the DoJ working against the President, the ANC (Anti-Najib Campaign) knew the situation was ripe for exploitation.”
Using the age-old tactic that has been proven to work against terror suspects, Raja Petra said Mahathir and his gang plotted with such minute details and with great timing that even the DOJ played into their hands.
But he gives no evidence of such plotting, mentioning names of people that were supposed directed by Mahathir to take certain actions that would coincide with, wait a minute, the sudden crisis that has engulfed President Donald Trump!
The blogger fails to give any real proof that Mahathir is that powerful man who can even reach out to the DOJ in the US to manipulate their judgement and attack PM Najib Razak with such an offensive layout.
While trying to portray Najib and his wife Datin Rosmah Mansor as the frail victims of the vile plot by the former PM of Malaysia, he throws a dice that suggests Mahathir calculated the Trump’s FBI miseries with such timing that the former PM new the DOJ would then come out with a damning report on Najib and Rosmah.
After ridiculing Mahathir, whom he just inadvertently called a superman who can distract the DOJ from Kuala Lumpur, Raja Petra calls the second DOJ filing a weapon of mass distraction which has been proven to be very effective when you need people to look the other way.
He thinks the whole DOJ thing will not work in the Malay heartlands because the Malays in the Kampungs knows the DOJ filing is a civil suit, and will not go to court.
However, the damage the DOJ filings are doing in the minds of the Malaysians are far from what Raja Petra is ‘thinking’ far away in Manchester!