Tag Archives: politics

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.… Read More »

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 »

You’re running ministries, not the military

Lee Hsien Loong’s thinking in managing his team of ministers is, sadly, a reflection of his military background. “Negligent or dishonest ministers will be sacked but ministers who do not perform well despite their best efforts will be moved to a less demanding portfolio, or, if necessary, phased out discreetly,” he said. But he added… Read More »