14 Aug '11, 12am

[email protected]: "Queen Victoria’s leathery bovine is still there."

As quite a lot of people will know by now, I was at a panel discussion Saturday, 13 August 2011, organised by theatre company Wild Rice, following the matinee of Alfian Sa’at’s play Cooling Off Day . Moderated by Siew Kum Hong, other panelists were Tan Chuan-jin, Minister of State at Manpower and National Development, Nicole Seah from the National Solidarity Party and Vincent Wijeysingha from the Singapore Democratic Party. As always, I leave the event feeling that I haven’t articulated accurately what I meant. Or there are things I should have added, and kick myself for not doing so. Well, there is always the internet. Thank goodness for the internet. On success The topic of the panel discussion was On Politics: A Brave New World . Siew asked each panelist whether we’d consider the 2011 general election a new normal. I said I shared the view of sociology professor Chua Be...

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