12 Jan '13, 5am

SDP trips itself up even before Punggol East starting gun

SDP trips itself up even before Punggol East starting gun

You can almost hear the boos. The Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) proposal for “compromise” with the Workers’ Party over a joint candidate for the Punggol East by-election is so ridiculous, some may question whether they have a grasp of reality. To quote the statement put up on SDP’s website (link ): In the spirit of compromise and cooperation, we would like to propose that our two parties run a joint campaign and field one candidate from the SDP. If victorious, the SDP candidate will enter Parliament and the WP will run the Punggol East Town Council. – Press statement by SDP, 11 January 2013 Immediately, they got little else but online flak. Many characterised this idea as one where SDP will get the glory in parliament and WP do all the grunt work. The Workers’ Party is not going to agree with it — and I see that Gerald Giam (WP) rebuffed it in a statement to the Strai...

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