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M"sia politics: Guan Eng labels Muhyiddin a ‘coward’ for attacking his son

Guan Eng labels Muhyiddin a ‘coward’ for attacking his son By Yow Hong Chieh October 23, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — Lim Guan Eng has called Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin a “coward” for repeating claims by pro-Umno bloggers that his son had molested a schoolmate. The Penang chief minister said he was “appalled and disgusted” that Muhyiddin had attacked his son for political mileage and told the Umno number two to focus efforts on him instead. “If Muhyiddin hates me so much, he can do his worst to finish me off politically,” he said in a statement. “But Muhyiddin should not join the craven pack of cowards to pick on my 16-year old son and put my son again through this traumatic experience.” Lim (picture) said Muhyiddin had failed the moral and ethical test to be prime minister by repeating “lies” about a teenager who could not defend himself, even after the alleged victim had come forward to deny the claims. He added that the deputy prime minister risked losing the respec…