16 Dec '11, 7am

Oh Yeah - Repeat after us : SMRT is not a private company

Oh Yeah - Repeat after us : SMRT is not a private company

The PAP is quick (and often unjustifiably so) to seize on accolades about anything Singaporean and cover itself with glory. But when it makes a blunder, its cowardly instincts take over: It finds a scapegoat and points the finger at others. We saw this in the Mas Selamat howler where police officers were blamed for the debacle and sacked. We see this in the Orchard Road flood where the PUB is made to take the stick. Now the SMRT is made the whipping boy. Such behaviour is unbecoming and totally juvenile. In a democratic society, the ministers responsible would have been severely disciplined and the ruling party would have had to face the public's wrath. In Singapore, however, the PAP gets away with such travesty only because it controls the press and puts in place laws that prevent the public from expressing its displeasure. As a result the ministers know that whatever the...

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