08 May '11, 1am

Yawning Bread with an excellent post-mortem of the just-finished #sgelections:

I hope that this election will spark the beginning of a more differentiated opposition. It is clear that the workers’ party branding adds 3 to 10% to the opposition candidate. On top of good candidates and ground work, they also need to be in the centre on the political spectrum to appeal to wavering supporters. In my opinion, only WP and SDP are political parties of quality in the opposition but SDP suffers from its negative media image in the past and it remains too edgy for mainstream voters. James Gomez also said that walking the ground is old fashion politics, how wrong can he get coming from WP in the past? NSP needs a major shift in strategy and perhaps a leadership change. I thought it had a good chance of winning Mounbatten but I guess it needed to do more ground work and improve it’s branding. If the PAP shifts gears during the next 5 years to ameliorate most of ...

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