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Mar 07

All bloggers are liars: I have nothing to say - Malaysian Tourism Minister

Posted by CJCM In category Blogging, Malaysian, News

The date was 9th March 07, and the place was Sin Chew, Early Evening edition pp 5… Malaysian Tourism Minister had been quoted as saying “…all bloggers are liars…” and “…8,000 of 10,000 unemployed bloggers are women…”

Bloggers, especially women, retaliated and salvos were fired from all directions toward the minister.

Monday 12th March 07, the Minister had been quoted in The Associated Press as saying “I don’t have anything to say.”

Meanwhile, in the blogosphere, the temperature is set to raise even higher with Rehman Rashid’s statement :

The local blogosphere is the domain of life-challenged grumblestiltskins and disenfranchised pundits whose asinine maunderings only show why they should never have had day jobs in the first place

The local blogosphere is the domain of life-challenged grumblestiltskins and disenfranchised pundits whose asinine maunderings only show why they should never have had day jobs in the first place.
Rumour, inuendo, half-truths and damned lies are their stock-in-trade, and previously sacrosanct standards, principles and ethics are now laughable.
Are they not entitled to their opinion? Of course they are, as much as everyone is entitled to ignore them. I would venture, however, that everyone has an opinion and a rectum, and not that many seem capable of telling one from the other.

Read on:

Mind thy words Mr Rehman, Elviza
Give us a break, Rehman, Nuraina A Samad
Terlajak perahu boleh di tarik Cerita Ibu
Rehman Rashid’s rectum, Susan Loone
Ku Nan and I, Rocky’s Bru
I don’t have anything to say right now - Tengku Adnan, Elizabeth Wong
Nila Tanzil vs Malaysian Tourism Minister: A different perspective, CJCM

I wonder… why is the war against bloggers? When will the war ends? Anyone?

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  1. # 1 Amanda

    I am highly offended by that comment. I’m a blogger I actually don’t just work one job but I have several. I run namenova.com, I work fulltime offline, I am also a chacha guide just to name a few.

    BAH HUMBUG!

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