Addadude wrote:The problem for Singapore is that for more than 50 years the PAP gahment have made it unmercifully hard for anyone daring to oppose them politically. As result, in so many cases the only people putting their names forward have been oddballs to say the least.
Well, I thought the business of politics is to keep your competition away, not to be playing musical chair
In Fact, there were supposedly some events during nomination day, where PAP had played the good guy saving the candidates of RP, and another independent's too .
though the anti govt press says that was all planned !!
Addadude wrote:Add in the fact that powers that be seem to be increasingly distant from the everyday realities of the average Singaporean and it's easy to to see my LHL's 'natural aristocracy' (God almighty, what was he thinking of when he used that phrase?) is under threat.
Well, LHL and PAP should stop using very 'powerful' but well meaning words
The natives, when they can't understand the words, take it that the rulers are trying to bully the less educated !