"Look at how smart and cunning the PAP leadership is." NTUC says Tony Tan "fits the bill" #sgelections #sgpresident

President of NTUC John De Payva told local media that while he personally believes Dr Tony Tan fits the bill, he added "We are mindful of who we think should be President, but we have not decided whether to endorse or not to endorse. " Look at how smart and cunning the PAP leadership is. They use the President of NTUC to speak out regarding this issue. By right the president of the NTUC does not have much power and authority. All these are vested with the Secretary-General. But the SG is a PAP minister, so obviously he has to take a back seat and ask a subordinate to come to the platform, or else all will be lost, i.e. a PAP minister (Secretary-General of NTUC) talking about support for PE candidate, 2 of whom are closely related to the PAP. One or two decades ago, this wayang may not have been clearly picked out by the electorate. But now, with information at the tip of t...

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