12 May '18, 1am

@Jen_Dodgson Those fools at the Economist are making this too damn easy for the dreaded "right of reply"........https://t.co/Wb9nCQ70UN

The Economist is being cheeky with Singapore again. Advertisement In a May 10, 2018 article, in the aftermath of the tsunami unleashed in the Malaysia election, the United Kingdom-based weekly magazine made the suggestion that a peaceful change in government up north, might be a good thing if it can become a contagion. The article explicitly talked about how the loss of the ruling party in Malaysia will pave the way for reforms and a cleaning up of past detrimental practices. This effect can then hopefully spread to surrounding countries in the region, resulting in the same peaceful changes and establishment of new governments. The last paragraph of the article, “Mahathir’s back: Malaysia’s chance to clean up”, presented as a flourish with the most sting, said: Perhaps the new government will succumb to infighting and fail to get much done. But its very existence is a pote...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/05/the-economist-singapore-cha...

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