Tag Archives: politics

A Nation Cheated

Many of the political maneuverings described in A Nation Cheated are still going on in broad daylight in this day and age but many people either chose to turn a blind eye or tried to put forth all sorts of justifications for their occurrence. Author Chee Soon Juan must have struck a nerve because the… Read More »

Leader of the Opposition

The way I see it, Pinky’s overtures to the Workers’ Party (WP) and the designation of Pritam Singh as the Leader of the Opposition is a typical divide-and-conquer attempt to further marginalise emerging political parties like Progress Singapore Party (PSP) and Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), and to forestall their advances in future elections. This is… Read More »

2020 for change?

Sorry, the ship has sailed in 2015. By the time the next general election comes around, the exposing of the HDB leasing scam will loom large in the minds of voters. Out of self-interest and a blind faith in the greater fool theory, they will continue to install the #PartyAgainstPeople as their choice of predators.

Will the wind of change ever blow our way?

In the aftermath of GE2015, there have been numerous rationalisations/justifications on why Singaporeans voted for suicide. No credible opposition. Election carrots. Last-minute jitters. Sympathy votes for a dead dictator. Take your pick. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert and offer a detailed analysis of voting patterns because I don’t want to be… Read More »