It has often been said that sometimes, words can be misunderstood. Then again, it also depends on how things have been said and done.
Outgoing Prime Minister, Pak Lah had described his retirement plans that will include gardening, planting trees, as well as doing what he likes most, fishing in a public forum recently.
He had also said that he won’t be doing anything that might be embarrassing to the Government.
This is truly “a tongue in the cheek” statement.
He had also told the audience that the Government might have some sort of official role as long as it does not have any conflict with the new leadership.
Is he expecting something from the Government, upon retirement?
This writer will not deny the contribution that he has done to the country. However, contrary to what he had been doing for the last 5 years of his premiership, this writer would prefer to rest his case and let the Bacalah readers (Jose, if there is any of them!) decide!
As soon as he became the 5th…