It's that time of the year again when people are supposed to be extra patriotic.
It's Merdeka celebration time.
Are you all feeling extra patriotic now or not?
Me, honestly, not so.
Just feeling normal only.
I don't feel the urge to put little Jalur Gemilang on my car.
Don't bluff okay.
I don't see cars with little Jalur Gemilang on the streets here in KL.
I know, I know, you all going to say being patriotic doesn't mean one has to put up little Jalur Gemilang on the car.
Well, if like that, I also can say I'm feeling patriotic.
Just that, I'm not good at lying.
After all, I'm talking about that extra patriotic feeling, not the normal one.
I just don't feel it even at this Merdeka celebration time.
What's there to feel extra patriotic after all?
Seriously, I can't see any.
Just normal only.
So, normal patriotism only lah.
Like if there's a football match and the national team is playing, I will of course support it.
But not to the point of going through the trouble of going to the stadium.
I don't like crowded places after all, okay.
Maybe just watch the match on TV and cheer when the Malaysia team wins.
Lose also never mind. So used to it anyway.
That's patriotic enough, I guess.
Yup, that's as patriotic as I get at the moment.
Seriously, you all tell me lah what's happening with Malaysia that I should feel extra patriotic for this Merdeka celebrations.
Malaysia's economy better? I don't think so.
Malaysia's politics better? I don't think so.
Malaysia's race relations better? I don't think so.
Football also, I think many of you all support Man U and Liverpool more fanatically than the Malaysian team. Correct?
Don't lie, okay. Be honest.