Nazri Aziz is calling it as he sees it. Unvarnished. Brutal. What he said are facts. This is the current reality.
Other than UMNO none of the other BN components can get votes anymore. There is no ballast for the non-UMNO BN components.
UMNO is very confident that most of the Malay voters will vote UMNO regardless of all the news and information on 1MDB etc. UMNO is confident that most of the Malay voters are very clear that without UMNO the Malay race will perish from the face of this earth.
Therefore, UMNO's strategy benefits only UMNO.
The bovine motley crew of MCA, MIC, Gerakan, etc. is dead in the water. They are headed to the waterfall of ignominy without a paddle.
This is the time for timorous leaders to step aside and for leaders of courage and vision to stand up....if there are any.
A long time ago, UMNO was weak. The Independence of Malaya Party was strong under Dato' Onn Jaafar. The MCA was wealthy under Tan Cheng Lock. And, Cheng Lock and Dato' Onn had very good rapport.
But it was Ong Yoke Ling and Yahya bin Abdul Razak who decided that MCA and UMNO could work together for the first real elections in 1951. Thus, the precursor to BN, the Alliance, was born.
But, that was then.
Times change. Circumstances change. Players change.
It is time for the non-UMNO parties to re-attach their balls of courage and set a new non-BN course.