OPINION: An unpopularly elected President

Asian Correspondent, 28 Aug 2011 The victory of Dr. Tony Tan, a candidate who still maintains a close relationship with the PAP despite denying any form of affiliation to the PAP, is a case of an unpopularly elected President whose support base is weak. His future efforts to please Singaporeans will either weaken his political clout, or strengthen only his current support base, because Singaporeans have already identified him as a part of the PAP, and bitterly resist the entire domination of the PAP in Singapore’s political scene.

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