The new PAP vs The old PAP #sgelections

MM and SM's stepping down is a first move to placate angry Singaporeans. I am grateful to LKY's generation for bringing Singapore from a 3rd world slump to our present era of prosperity, albeit the many social/political problems that it is ridden with now. What really bothers me is that people tend to confuse the old PAP with the new PAP. I have the greatest respect and admiration for the old PAP led by men of vision like LKY, Dr Goh Keng Swee, Hon Sui Sen, Lim Kim San, S Rajaratnam. These were selfless men who worked genuinely for the interest of all Singaporeans. They were perfectionists and tough taskmasters. LKY and Dr Goh, in particular, tolerated no mistakes from ministers. S Raja was renowned for the rigor in which he ran our foreign affairs ministry. And their ministers delivered. LKY and Dr Goh did not hesitate to dismiss or demote ministers and senior government ...

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