13 Jan '12, 1pm

It's The Review Committee That Doesn't Get It: Singaore Democratic Party.

It's The Review Committee That Doesn't Get It: Singaore Democratic Party.

On the claim that it is unrealistic to expect political "talents" to make financial "sacrifices", let's not forget the many who through the years had and have come forward to repeatedly fail at elections, and indeed will mostly continue to fail. They had, have and will have, not to profit moneywise at all, indeed to suffer loss in more ways than one. There is firstly the real or imagined "fear" that takes courage and sacrificial spirit to overcome. Then, if they are, say lawyers in private practice, the loss of "goodwill", compared to the contrary Lee and Lee, say, enjoy. If working, say in civil service or stat board, the need to be secretive about opposition political involvement (if it were PAP or People's Association, you may list it in your CV, and be rewarded for "community service"; otherwise, they 'advise' that it wasn't in the "corporate interest"). If working in ...

Full article: http://www.yoursdp.org/index.php/news/singapore/5104-its-...

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