KUALA LUMPUR: DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang is trying to seek political mileage by making criticisms based on the distorted truth by the online media regarding the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s speech during the MCA 61 AGM last Sunday, said Penang MCA deputy chief Tan Teik Ching.
“Kit Siang had accused the Prime Minister of secretly advocating the call of “you help me, I help you” after the online media had inaccurately reported Datuk Seri Najib as saying that the Chinese community should not demand from the government but at the same time support Pakatan instead.
“As a veteran in politics, Kit Siang should have known to check his facts first and to not simply take statements out of context, but unfortunately, he and other DAP leaders prefer to base their facts only on news reports which favour them,” Tan said in a statement today.
“This is why Kit Siang’s accusation has no basis and is totally unwarranted,” he added.
Before the AGM, Tan said, the MCA Central Committee had resolved to bar an online media from covering the AGM in order to prevent them from twisting the words of MCA leaders.
“Yet, despite this ban we still see Malaysiakini publishing disputable reports in