Permatang Pauh by-election is perhaps one of the most keenly contested elections ever held in Malaysia. Just look at the non-stop popping up of issues that are driving the electorate in particular to go almost mind-bending and you would appreciate the point.
On several occasions I have to pause and balance my thinking in order to catch up with the new developments.
Right from the start of the campaign, we have been bombarded with breaking news daily. Cropping up to send everybody go pop-eyed include sexual harassment, bogus cabinet line-up by PR after seizing power, Perak Exco members nabbed for corruption, vote-buying, etc.
In the words of BN, the incidents were coincidental with the by-election campaigning. We have no basis to refute this. But what is beyond doubt is that the politically motivated moves would chip off certain Anwar's edge over Arif. In other words, the majority of DSAI is now very much under threat.
This is precisely what BN has been working to achieve.
The picture shows ACA in action to nab the Exco members.