22 Apr '11, 3am

The “deadlock” argument is just a bogeyman. #sgelections

Just for the record, this is the letter that Chua submitted to Straits Times forum (before editing): I refer to the letter by Ms Indranee Rajah, “WP’s fictional First World Parliament”. I agree with many of her points raised, and many detractors of a two-party system are right in saying that it can lead to an inefficient system of government, where differences in ideology result in an impotent parliament. I personally have been a strong opponent of two-party systems as implemented in the west, but I feel that this is where Singaporeans need to define the system of demogracy they want by being selective of their MPs from both the government and the opposition and defining how we want our electoral system to operate in the best interest our country. It is not unthinkable that a two-party system can result in cooperation between the two parties to achieve the best result for ...

Full article: http://yawningbread.wordpress.com/2011/04/21/deadlock-bog...

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yawningbread.wordpress.com 23 Apr '11, 1am

Beg to differ on three counts. Prior to the publishing of its GE2011 manifesto, the Workers’ Party credo, in my impression...