Contrasting religious messages in by-election

The seemingly ideological polar opposites of PAS and DAP are being vigorously exploited in the Permatang Pasir by-election poster war.
In the Malay-dominated areas, Barisan Nasional are challenging incumbent PAS’ religious credentials in view of its alliance with the secular DAP.
Banners declaring that a ‘Vote for PAS = Vote for DAP’ best summarises the modus operandi in the Barisan Nasional’s campaign to persuade Malay voters to shun PAS.