Within days of the "Negarakuku" controversy, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will investigate if student Wee Meng Chee has broken the law by posting a video parody of the national anthem.
It showed that the government bureaucracy can be very effective and efficient if it chooses to be so. Unfortunately, the bureaucracy is not so efficient when it has to act on its own kind especially when there is an internal controversy.
We should be surprised that we do not have an answer yet for the biggest corporate scandal in the history of Malaysia, the Port Klang Free Zone, which required a RM4.6 billion bailout from the government.
There are a host of other corrupt cases and malpractices which have not been resolved and faced with a muted response from the government.
Why so efficient now?