On this day in history, Jan 12 ,2019 the Rembau Times predicts that UMNO will defend Cameron Highlands.
The reasons are the following
Number 1 : Strong Malay and Orang Asli support.
UMNO has chosen the best possible candidate in the form of Policeman Ramli. As a Muslim, he will get overwhelming support from the Malays, who are still angered by what happened to fireman Adib. For many, this will be also the first time in their lives they will get a chance to vote an UMNO looking candidate.
Moreover, Pakatan Harapan senators, ministers and YB’s had threathened the Orang Asli Tok Batin’s which will backfire spectacularly.
Number 2 : Chinese voters will sit this one out.
Chinese voters are unhappy with the economic environment in Malaysia and the mediocre performance of most Govt Ministers. They will boycott this election.
Number 3: Indian votes wont be enough to save Manogaran.
There you have it. From an almost sure win case, PH will be staring at its first defeat. Its time PH leaders actually stop blaming everything on the previous regime and deliver Big Results Fast or be consigned to become a one term Government.
This victory will also boost Tok Mat’s standing in UMNO and hopefully he will be given the role as defacto President rather than Acting President.
The Rembau Times also issues a dreaded call that PH days as Government will most likely come to a premature end over the delay in installing Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim as PM. Many people want one thing, namely to experience Anwar as PM, failing which they will return back to UMNO.