Saturday, March 01, 2008

Barisan National's Paid Political Advertisement Campaign on Yahoo Mail

"They're yearning for freedom, they're yearning for unity. We're not yearning for unity and freedom, we have it already"

Right. Topics like religious freedom, Hindraf, chinese schools, rising toll and petrol prices, new mega projects, all come to mind. I think Malaysians have a lot to yearn for from the government.

Have you seen Barisan National's ads on your Yahoo Mail homepage? I figure that it is a nice touch, if not a misguided Internet offensive by Malaysia's ruling coalition party.

Here's a video I've taken of the ad, apologies for the poor sound quality (do increase your speakers' volume, or best heard with earphones):