06 May '11, 7am

Choosing between a small world and a bigger one « Yawning Bread on Wordpress

Choosing between a small world and a bigger one « Yawning Bread on Wordpress

Overall, however, it stayed close to its primary theme: the longer-term interest of Singapore requires better quality debate in Parliament before cockamanie policies are implemented. Thus its slogan “Towards a First-world Parliament”. Prior to the campaign proper, there was a slightly different message — that of the Workers’ Party being akin to an insurance policy. Voters had to see the need for a ready-to-serve alternative government should the PAP one day fail, it said, but to develop one, voters had to give the Workers’ Party greater parliamentary experience as soon as possible. Somehow, this theme disappeared once the rallies began; I reckon the party realised it was too long-term to have much impact on voters’ thinking.

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