Monday, January 18, 2010
WHY DON'T THEY JUST SHUT UP!
WHY CAN'T POLITICIANS AND ALL THE POWERS-THAT-BE LEAVE US ALONE?
IF THEY HAVE NOTHING POSITIVE TO SAY ABOUT US, WHY DON'T THEY JUST SHUT UP!
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) lawyer Abdul Razak Musa is the latest high-level personality to insult all handicapped people in Malaysia.
He is reported to said in court in front of Human Rights lawyer Karpal Singh, who now sits permanently in a wheelchair after a road accident, that he "(Musa) can sit down but Karpal cannot stand up."
Has Musa not learnt the message that what happened to Karpal has taught us all? Disability is no respecter of persons. Anyone can be disabled at any time. Even Musa, his parents, wife and children one day.
And if they were, would he utter such words?
Musa may have apologised to Karpal but he owes a big apology to all disabled Malaysian for his kurang ajar (ignorant) remark.
As for Karpal, he is now in a position to be able to understand the deep prejudice all disabled people in Malaysia goes through which he never would have known in his able-bodied life.
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