Uniquely Singapore: One rule for ordinary Singaporeans, another rule for elites

3 days ago, Strauss Kahn, the IMF chief, one of top European leaders was, as you know, arrested on the complaint of a mere chamber maid at Sofitel Hotel New York, a human being on the lowest rung of the hierarchy of jobs anyone can imagine, a chamber maid. Such a happening would have naturally been unthinkable in any third world country. Simply put a poor humble chambermaid in a hotel does not go around accusing the head of the IMF of anything, let alone rape! And if indeed this had happened anywhere else, the chambermaid would have been promptly rushed off to the nearest mental hospital to have her head examined, thereafter taken to court herself and charged with making a false report and fired on the spot. And that is why one cannot avoid looking at America and admiring it's legal system. Truly this is the rule of law. But you might have guessed from the title of this po...

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