(“What is the difference between a statesman and a politician?… A statesman does what he believes is best for his country, a politician does what best gets him re-elected” – Mikhail Gorbachev)
(How to determine who is a real statesman? Cartoon source: http://www.zanetti.net.au)
Who is Dr M, really?
Rocky calls him the Statesman and the DPM even goes on to say:-
“…for us (in the Barisan Nasional), we place priority on human values and give due respect to a statesman who has sacrificed a lot for the country, no matter what his views may be on various issues”
To many of the younger generations like me, Dr M was THE best Prime Minister todate (we did not “experience” Malaysia under the previous Prime Ministers although some would say Tunku Abdul Rahman’s time was still best of all).… [Click to read the rest] “Quote of the Day: Statesman”