17 Jul '12, 9am

Why the late J.B. Jeyaretnam is revered by opposition supporters - via @Shareaholic

Why the late J.B. Jeyaretnam is revered by opposition supporters - via @Shareaholic

I know my website doesn’t look very good, but never mind, I’ll still make the thick skin and give a comments here. Yes, JBJ was quite heroic, and LKY was quite unscrupulous. But when we go deeper, we find that though JBJ is brave and heroic, he is quite extremist in the sense that he soldiered in not quite the right way, ie he did not work smart. Low Thia Khiang is a much smarter man, and it has been shown that LTK’s method is far more sustainable. In LKY’s own words, JBJ was an idiot whom he vanquished easily, or words to that effect. It is in fact LTK who has made more lasting changes to our political climate and created a far more credible opposition. Not to sound ungrateful, maybe JBJ helped LTK along, but I’m sure that resourceful man like LTK would have found help from other sources if JBJ was not available at the time. In playing chess, the winner is not one who jus...

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