12 Jan '11, 6am

Will K. Shanmugam walk the talk or talk the cock? « Opinion

The incumbents always choose yes-man/woman who are willing to forgo ethics, principles and values to keep them in power. To the public it is sold as talent-scouting! Frankly, there is no talent in politics and it is stupidity to equate academic achievements as being talented. Many overlook that they were inducted into the party and the criteria has to be this and always would remain so – be a yes man/woman, echo or parrot the one (or few) who call the shots. There are about 82 (??) or so Mps and other Minsiters (??? how many, I may have to consider 56 man years!) and excepting the quantity can one assume that the delivery has been qualitative, accountable, responsible, impartial and most of all to benefit the population? The likes of this hapless one is the same and what is utterly shameful is that Singaporeans seem to be acquiescing or is it sleep-walking during elections...

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