I agreed with Steve Oh (http://www.malaysiakini.com/letters/85905) that Australian PM Rudd's excuses were flimsy and absurd.
He had been a fighter for democracy while he was the Oppositions. But now he is in power. He forgot his agenda for pushing democracy at home and abroad.
While meeting PM Abdullah, Rudd praised that democracy in Malaysia is flourishing. Yes I agreed. But our leaders must have an open mind even if Rudd were to meet up with the Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim while he is in KL. Unfortunately Rudd was timid for fear of diplomatic misunderstanding. He missed a golden opportunity for building a good name for his own country.
5 years ago