29 Sep '14, 7am

Poet-playwright Alfian Sa’at points out the wisdom of MP Tin Pei Ling

Poet-playwright Alfian Sa’at points out the wisdom of MP Tin Pei Ling

Just as it seems the tide might be turning in Marine Parade MP Tin Pei Ling’s favour, she capsizes her own boat. Local poet-playwright, Alfian Sa’at , who likes to shed new light by taking things apart and putting them together again , has put up a Facebook post compiling a list that chronicles Tin’s language prowess, platitudes and truisms. For example, Tin — in classic Tin Pei Ling fashion — called a senior resident in her ward a “centurion” instead of “centenarian”. All this comes in the midst of a media blitz in recent months, where the mainstream media has been trying very hard to rehabilitate Tin’s image. Since the run-up to the General Election 2011, Tin has been on the receiving end of taunts and insults after she committed a series of faux pas that continues to make it difficult to take her seriously. She was recently granted a lengthy interview in the usually tur...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2014/09/poet-playwright-alfian-saat-...

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