After 29 years in power as CM of Sarawak Taib Mahmud finally admit that a lot of people think that they don’t need him anymore, according to a Bernama report. He reportedly said he is willing to leave if the people don’t want him anymore. However he had said the same thing in 2006-where he stayed on on account of the people somehow want him to. A question is: how did he come to the conclusion that the people don’t need him anymore? Will a change of face improve the BN chances in the state elections? The question is whether this is merely a tactical change or anything deeper?
A strong clue why he said so is here: