16 Jan '11, 4pm

Reform Party leader pledges to fulfil father's vision (@tocsg)

JBJ is a tough act to follow. If attendees were expecting to see some of his fiery brand of rhetoric, they were sorely disappointed. The junior Jeyaratnam is more measured, less excitable. On Saturday, he, and other party members attempted to show they meant business by beefing up their speeches with research and statistics. Substance is good. But equally important, and perhaps lacking that day was a sense of excitement. JBJ could fire up a crowd and bring in the votes because of his passion and charisma. Perhaps the current crop of RP leaders just need a bit more practice. Or maybe the mood was simply dampened by the rain.

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/01/reform-party-leader-p...

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