Sunday, March 9, 2008

An auspicious day

The writing was on the wall for the ruling Barisan Nasional party in Malaysia's 12th General Elections; well, at least, it was hung on our wall. The Chinese calendar for polling day...

... March 8, 2008, had a detail that foretold what would become of the hopes for change in this country:

I should pay more heed to my wall calendar. It tells me when it is good day to pave the road, marry, bury the dead, and blog. Well, three out of four ain't bad.

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