29 Oct '16, 6am

DPM Tharman explaining the significance of Garuda this Deepavali proves he is The Man | Mothership.SG

DPM Tharman explaining the significance of Garuda this Deepavali proves he is The Man | Mothership.SG

If Singapore is ever going to break new ground in the media scene, the very first sitcom the state broadcaster must sanction would be called, Everybody Loves Tharman . Because who doesn’t? Our deputy prime minister ushered in this year’s Deepavali with a Facebook message that eschewed the usual tried-and-tested pedestrian greetings favoured by other seasoned politicians. Instead, he put up a post jam-packed with factoids to explain the significance of Garuda, the mythical half-eagle, half-human creature from Hindu legend that can be found all around Asia, as a homage to Singapore’s diversity. Bet you you didn’t see that coming, did you? Warning, reading his following post will make your IQ go up against its will: If you’ve heard about “mansplaining” before, this is “Tharmansplaining” for you — where everything makes sense and your ignorance doesn’t matter. Tharman, the Cul...

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