07 Aug '11, 11pm

Nathan: There will always be 'NOISE' in the environment: If it's not good enough for some people, and there will...

As he nears the end of his ‘inactive’ and uneventful presidency, S R Nathan continues to take potshots at netizens for criticizing his unquestioning ’subservience’ to the PAP regime. In his farewell interview with Straits Times, Mr Nathan claimed that contrary to public perception, he had always been ‘independent’: “As an individual I’m independent. I have my independent opinions, but I don’t have to beat the drums every day to say that I’m independent, like Singapore is independent,” he said. For a second time, he dismissed his critics and detractors as mere ‘noises’ in the environment: “I’ve done the best I can. If it’s good enough for some people, fine. If it’s not good enough for some people, and there will always be noise in the environment, you can’t stop it.” After staying ‘quiet’ for the large part of his tenure, Nathan has been appearing in the media more frequent...

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