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HARESH SAYS: Enough of this hypocrisy!

As published in Malay Mail today.

IF hypocrisy was competed at the Olympics, we would have won gold a long time ago. Why do I say that? Here goes:
Hypocrisy 1 Some two weeks ago I had a chat with some acquaintances.We were discussing the current predicament faced by Malaysians. Hailing from various backgrounds, speaking to them allowed me to better understand the very many sentiments of the average Malaysian on a Light Rail Transit. The subject of racism was raised. The group swore they were Malaysian first and demanded to be treated with respect and equally. They said no one should be judged by the colour of their skin or faith. I asked: “So if you brought a guy or girl of a different colour or faith home, would it be a problem?” One put his head down and said yes. Another in the group blurted: “My parents will kill me.” There was utter silence around the table. So much for respect and equality.
Hypocrisy 2 Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali launched the “Once a week public tr…