18 Jan '12, 12pm

Why the lack of defenders, PAP supporters? #Singapore

Why the lack of defenders, PAP supporters? #Singapore

A majority of Singaporeans voted for the People's Action Party. (Photo courtesy of Belmont Lay) In a new column called "The Flip Side" , local blogger Belmont Lay lets loose at local politics, culture and society in his weekly musings. To be taken with a pinch of salt and with parental permission advised. In his first post, he talks about the disturbing silence of the majority that supported Singapore 's ruling party. Hi, Mr Lee Kuan Yew, I regret to inform you that the People's Action Party you painstakingly built across 50 years has unfortunately turned into a lightning rod for flaming in the eyes of the young, savvy Internet generation. Hardly a week goes by these days without someone from your political party causing a bit of a stir. And that moment gets transmitted all over the place primarily through something called "Facebook " and "Twitter". There could be many rea...

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