What Malaysians are saying about the trending #RespectMyPM

They probably saw this coming. A twitter hashtag recently surfaced and starting gaining momentum on social media for Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak – #RespectMyPM has been backfired.

The campaign – dubbed “#RespectMyPM” – comes with posters telling supporters to stand in solidarity with Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is facing continuous attacks from his detractors.

Now this hashtag is being used to criticize the politician who is widely suspected of corruption on how as much as s $1 billion (paywall) may have wound up in his bank accounts.

Some of us Malaysian Twitter uses have made a play on the word ”respect”, replacing it with in their mind more appropriate words for the prime minister.

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Last month, the Malaysian Police patrolled Twitter for drawings of the prime minister as clown, after one artist’s drawing along that theme drew a warning from authorities.

Written by FunnyMalaysia

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