Afraid of JBJ? "Hougang by election a necessity, Marine Parade 1992 by election a circus" #sgelections #sgpolitics

If you thought ministers gave you crazy replies, their subordinates are even worse. It is clear as daylight that WP hit the nail on the head, turning the tables on the PAP claiming that WP was irresponsible by "forcing" a by election on Hougang. Low Thia Khiang reminded how the PAP frivolously called for a by election at Marine Parade in 1992. But lo and behold, we have the Press Secretary to Senior Minister Emtitus who of course, disagrees. Just take a look at how lame his argument could be. WP's Low Thia Khiang wrong to cite 1992 by-election TUESDAY'S report ('WP 'had absolutely no idea of Yaw's alleged affairs'') described the letter by Mr Low Thia Khiang, secretary-general of the Workers' Party (WP), published in Lianhe Zaobao on Monday. Mr Low had cited the 1992 by-election in Marine Parade GRC called by then Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, to rebut an allegation that t...

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