30 Sep '17, 1pm

WP’s Tang Liang Hong, who got sued until his pants dropped, waged the Battle for Cheng San. https://t.co/mUr6OPgpDX

WP’s Tang Liang Hong, who got sued until his pants dropped, waged the Battle for Cheng San. https://t.co/mUr6OPgpDX

“This was an electoral division where the Workers’ Party could benefit from a potential spill-over effect from the neighbouring Hougang ward, which was held by the WP’s Low Thia Khiang. In its Cheng San team, the Workers’ Party also had the benefit of two relatively popular candidates. One of them was WP Secretary-General Mr JB. Jeyaretnam, who campigned with the “spirit of Anson in the air”; this was a reference to the former single-member constituency of Anson, a seat Mr Jeyaretnam had once held. The other candidate in the WP’s Cheng San team who had electoral appeal was lawyer Tang Liang Hong. The PAP’s strong reaction to Mr Tang’s entry into the contest seemed to merely galvanise the Workers’ Party campaign and, paradoxically, appeared to make Mr Tang more popular than he otherwise might have been.”

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/09/tang-liang-hong-the-wp-guy-...

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