There is no point in building more libraries or providing more tax relief for books if most Malaysians do not care to read, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. (click here for full article)
Excuse me, sir, but have you ever deigned to stroll into Kinokuniya, Times, MPH or Borders? Did you see how many people were sitting on the floor reading? Did you stop to count the number of people queuing up to buy books even at prohibitive prices? Have you ever been to a warehouse books sale? See 2 generations of families pawing through the boxes in search of a good deal? I don’t think so, if you can come up with such an idiotic comment. Sheesh, this just makes me mad.