11 May '11, 9pm
Aljunied GRC: A disinformation campaign that took forever to implement | Sgpolitics.net
Aljunied GRC: A disinformation campaign that took forever to implement May 12, 2011 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics (An ever-so-slightly tongue in cheek article) Ever since GE2006, Mr Low Thia Khiang has contemplated stepping out of his Hougang stronghold and venturing into a GRC. To opposition insiders, it was common knowledge. But everyone knew the enormous risk involved. Every single factor must align up precisely right in order to justify such a huge undertaking — national sentiment, the presence of top notch candidates in WP, the correct party branding, etc. It is only when the ground is deemed sufficiently sweet that Mr Low would dare make such a commitment. The final decision would come only after the revised electoral boundaries were released in February 2011. It was then that Mr Low made the final decision to contest with Sylvia Lim and newcomer...