02 Mar '11, 10am

Why Lee Kuan Yew is the equivalent of Saddam Hussein to me (and some Singaporeans)

History has shown that if you want to be a ruler of a country, you cannot be girly, weak, kind and full of empathy. You will be terminated or jailed for some sort of crimes. Just look around asia and south east asia and western europe, plenty of examples of would-be rulers’ destiny. So he must be tough, ruthless, hard-hearted, using all available means to knock out any detractors, so as to rule for so many years. So grow up, you want to play politics, you got to stomach the dirt, blood, shit and stench of death that comes with it. If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Politics is dirty, politician dirtier.

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/03/02/why-lee-kuan-yew-...

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