When Malaysians come back from scholarships overseas to fight for equal access to education for all Malaysians, are they “burning the bridge” that helped them? That’s what the tweet below seems to think.

Translation: Get a MARA scholarship, study overseas. After graduation: “Now it’s time to dismantle race-based institutions.” You used the bridge, now you’re trying to burn it so other people can’t use it. They stay elite.

Ironically, “burning the bridge” sounds like something elitist Malay-Muslims would do instead. That is why I have seen people saying that non-Bumiputeras should be thankful they were given bare minimum education because the Malays could choose to not shut off access to education for…