16 Feb '12, 1am

A sad outcome

I am saddened by the decision taken by the leaders of the Workers Party to expel Yaw Shin Leong from the party. I do understand the difficult and complex issue that the leaders had to deal with. I am sure that they have taken the decision in the best interest of their party and the future governance of Singapore. Many people may not recognize the significance of this episode. It is already difficult for the non-governing political parties to find people to join their party. These party members will have to put in a lot of hard work, without any reward, and may have to potential discrimination in the workplace or in the business community. This is a big sacrifice that few people will want to shoulder. I hope that the negative outcome of this episode will not discourage other people from stepping forward. Many Singaporeans look on Yaw Shin Leong negatively, based on the rumo...

Full article: http://tankinlian.blogspot.com/2012/02/sad-outcome.html

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