The Ministry of Information is an important tool in the Government's toolbox but some would like to say it is a potent weapon in the BN's armoury. However, judging by the current Minister and his immediate predecessor, the government (or BN) must be either scraping the bottom of the barrel or plain arrogant to have chosen these two clowns.
Who can forget Zainuddin Maidin's TV interview with Al Jazeera just after the BERSIH rally in 2007? Just to jog your memory, here it is...watch it again and cringe again:
Then we have the current guy who replaced Zainuddin, the seemingly qualified yet idiotic Dr Rais Yatim. As Najib's choice to be his Goebbels, Rais Yatim is more articulate but he appears to be just as stupid. His latest statement is mind-boggling:
Minister Rais Yatim Says "Internet Will Erode Malaysian Culture"
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"Rais Yatim, Malaysia's Information and Communication minister, said Muslims and other religious groups must be wary of the INTERNET as it was introduced by the West."
His statement is stupid on 2 counts. The first is the absurdity of the statement itself. The second is the reference to "Malaysian Culture" by a man who clearly has his own warped idea of what "Malaysian Culture" is as seen in the following (now infamous) clip:
Well, is the Minister of Disinformation, Rais Yatim setting the right "Malaysian Culture" example for our Youth? Fortunately, the Youth are not buying it and this is what they think of him:
YOU BE THE JUDGE...