Kuala Lampur, Nov. 19 -- Malaysians have decided! And yet we haven't!

We are as divided as before, with arguable realignments that seem to shift towards a more extremist race-based swing.

It is not a great moment for Malaysians. Certainly not for me, who has always hankered for a more inclusive multicultural progressive state and a brighter future for myself, our children and our families.

Yet, it is another sobering moment for every Malaysian to ponder over again. Are we still a nation worth saving from itself? And our political masters?

I am saying this from the blinkered eye of a 4th generation Chinese Malaysian, my great-grandfather migrated to Johor in the mid-late 1800s. Is our Malaysia for a collective 'us', and our children, o...