Will insulting Robert Kuok cost Najib and Barisan Nasional the Malaysia election?

Just how much clout does the Hong Kong-based billionaire Robert Kuok have in the eyes of his fellow Malaysian Chinese after being away from home for more than four decades?
The Barisan Nasional, Malaysia’s ruling coalition, could be poised to find that out the hard way after one of its stalwarts launched a blistering verbal attack against the 94-year-old with a general election just around the corner.
Observers are warning the coalition’s already weak support from the minority…