01 May '11, 2am

(Repost) For those worried of losing PAP talent… Yawning Bread: Imagining electoral calamity #sgelections #sgelection

Election 2011 will be a watershed. Why? The traditional PAP power base are those who existed during the pre-Independence era as well as those who were born during the early years of PAP rule. Voters put the PAP in power for the very reasons why the PAP were so successful – economic growth ensuring jobs for all; public housing policy that housed all Singaporeans and a serious academically rigorous educational policy that made Singaporeans well-grounded in the basics of reading, writing & comprehension. The PAP Ministers during those era were ones that evoke the upmost respect from the electorate – Goh Keng Swee; Toh Chin Chye; S.Rajahratnam; EW Barker; Lim Kim San; Hon Sui Sen, Jek Yuen Thong & Ong Pang Boon. Today, the PAP candidates could barely hold a candle to those great & past leaders – the current ones evoke criticisms or even mocking from all Singaporeans. The curre...

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