More post GE-14 reflections out in my Sun column today. The last elections has brought forth so many issues, many of which many Malaysians weren’t comfortable expressing in public. This one is about race:
As for me, I never understood race-based politics. Being of mixed ethnicity, I am neither/nor and I am either/or.
I always wondered why we need to put our race down in official and business forms (including when signing up for utilities), why it was so important that I didn’t look like how my name says I ought to look, or why it is so heinous that I don’t speak either language of my ethnic origins.
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What do you think? Does race-based politics have a role in contemporary Malaysia?
Tell me your thoughts in the comments below.