16 May '11, 8am

Yawning Bread with (yet another) insightful analysis of the different opposition parties in SG #sgelections #sgpolitics

Yawning Bread with (yet another) insightful analysis of the different opposition parties in SG #sgelections #sgpolitics

The position I mapped out for NSP is really a very subjective guess of my own. The NSP has never set out a coherent platform. Even during this recent election, the party adopted a “minister-specific strategy”, meaning that its message varied from one constituency to another depending on which minister it was competing against. Add in the Nicole Seah phenomenon with quite different sources of appeal and it gets really hard to figure out where the party stands. Generally, however, we know that the NSP never speaks about liberties and rights, so it is obviously not in the two upper quadrants. In fact, when thrown a question about Section 377A, it took an anti-gay position. The NSP has taken a rather anti-foreigner position too, a classic indicator of social conservatism. Where it has spoken on economic issues, the party has largely taken a position of state intervention, and ...

Full article: http://yawningbread.wordpress.com/2011/05/16/talk-at-the-...

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