04 Feb '12, 6am

[TOC] The PAP – A victim of its own success

[TOC] The PAP – A victim of its own success

In the 60s and 70s, we believed wholeheartedly in the PAP. They fought for our best interests and we supported them with unstinting devotion. The PAP led us through our separation from Malaysia and saw us through our turbulent years of nation building. We had unwavering faith in the PAP and believed that they brought our little island state to greatness. Any opposition was ruthlessly suppressed but it was for the greater good, we believed. Fast forward forty years, Singapore is certainly a beacon of success, especially when compared to our neighbouring countries. It’s cleanliness and high rise buildings testament to a developed country. If this is the vision the PAP had for Singapore, it has certainly achieved it and credit must be duly accorded. Why is it then that the PAP is losing its support and unable to grasp why? In developing Singapore, the PAP ensured that an Engl...

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