Within a few hours, #KerajaanTumbang was trending at #1.
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It wasn’t enough that we suddenly got a new Deputy Prime Minister without so much as a “by the way”, Malaysians woke up this morning to a rude shock as UMNO announced, in the middle of the night, that they will be withdrawing support from the current government.
As most of the country (sans insomniacs) peacefully slumbered as this was happening, it taught an important lesson: politics never sleeps.
Woke up this morning and now #KerajaanTumbang trending.— Ernest Ng Bro (@ernestngBRO) July 8, 2021
Sleeping is dangerous.
Ah, Malaysia. Where the action begins at 1am, but the restaurants close at 8.— brian gomez 🏴 (@briang0mez) July 7, 2021
Malaysians once again took to the internet, using humour to cope with the trauma of an unstable political landscape, just like what happened in February 2020, except this time in the midst of a pandemic.
The rest of the world is watching football while Malaysians are the football again— Michelle Yesudas 🏴 (@MichelleYesudas) July 7, 2021
Woke up with a headache, chills, body aches, and an allergy to Malaysian political bs.— Hanna Alkaf (@yesitshanna) July 8, 2021
Panadol will hopefully help with at least 3 of those things.
guessing politics like guessing mystery meat— cheryl lee yesudas (@cheryllahhh) July 8, 2021
One thing’s for sure, this is only the beginning of a new chapter in the history textbooks.
Anne is an advocate of sustainable living and the circular economy, and has managed to mum-nag the team into using reusable containers to tapau food. She is also a proud parent of 4 cats and 1 rabbit.