Thursday, December 27, 2007

This One, Lulu Doesn't Have An Answer

Non-Muslims looked after
SEPANG: There are already various government committees and panels in existence that look after the affairs of non-Muslims in the country.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said various ministers in the Cabinet had been charged with the responsibility of looking after the interests of different religious groups.
“For instance, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting looks after the interests of the Buddhists, Works Minister Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu covers the Hindus and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Bernard Dompok covers the Christians in the country.

What happens if the MCA President is a Christian, then who represents the Buddhist?
or if the MIC President is a Buddhist, then who represents the Hindus?
and what if they were all New Age-ers?
or if they all had a religion to their name but were non-practitioners?

The PM forgets that not every race is like the Malay race in Malaysia which dictates that if you are a Malay, therefore you are a Muslim by default.
[thankfully] there is no compulsion in religion for the non-Malays.
His idea of a solution is as shallow as his being.


wits0 said...

It's a clever way to enable the gomen to disassociate it's collective consciousnesss (and responsibility) away from the fact that this is a multi religious society by appointing unlikely and servile caretakers for the nons.

myop101 said...

well, sleepyhead must have read the one line at the bottom of the budget stating it is a deficit so he can't afford to set up a ministry proper.

for him, it is easy to just allocate extra jobs to the non-muslim ministers since it saves cost and money as real work can be carried out on a voluntary basis.