PAS Calling Umno Black May 16, 2009Posted by malaysianstory in A New Chapter.
Tags: A New Chapter, Malaysian Story, Money Politics and PAS
The Pot Calling The Kettle Black. They condemned Umno and its leaders for promoting money politics but that peccadillo has now reared its ugly head in PAS.
For umpteenth years PAS leaders has accused UMNO for blemishing the party with money politics and even speculated that UMNO is doomed to extinct after the next General Election.
The same leaders who damned UMNO are now astounded over the same problem in their party although some of them are denying or claiming to be unaware of it.
PAS Ulamak Council chief Datuk Mohamad Daud Iraqi has admitted that he is worried that money politics has begun to inlay in the party which claims to be upholding Islamic principles and values.
PAS will be holding its general assembly and election next month in Shah Alam where delegates will pick their new leaders to head the Islamic party for the next three years.
Mohamad Daud even confirmed that that a candidate eyeing for position in the assembly had offered material gratification to get support.
The case highlighted by Mohamad Daud is only a tip of the iceberg. I believe there are many other cases involving money to get support which had gone unreported.
They are only human beings and of course, they will just do anything to be at the top.
In fact, the issue whether the ulamaks or professionals should lead PAS is another example that power struggle is imminent in the assembly.
Are they really Islamic in that sense (gratification and power struggle) and practicing the Al-Quran and Sunnah as was being practiced by Prophet Muhammad.
I think there is not much difference between PAS, DAP and PKR. The only noticeable difference is that most PAS leaders have beard and are wearing turbans or skullcaps while those in DAP and PKR are masked to fool the people.