19 Feb '12, 4am

Why the political potshots against WP and Yaw Shin Leong? #Singapore

Why the political potshots against WP and Yaw Shin Leong? #Singapore

PAP leaders were quick to comment on the WP's expulsion of Yaw Shin Leong. (Photo courtesy of Terence Lee) In a new column called "The Flip Side", local blogger Belmont Lay lets loose on local politics, culture and society in his weekly musings. To be taken with a pinch of salt and with parental permission advised. In his latest post, he wonders why the PAP has been taking potshots at WP and Yaw Shin Leong . With the expulsion of Yaw Shin Leong from the Workers' Party for his alleged indiscretions, the People's Action Party has come out with guns blazing. The political potshots are too blatant to miss. The cattiness of the remarks are difficult to read past. Take for example, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong , who said: "WP has let down the voters of Hougang." Or PAP chairman Khaw Boon Wan , who said: "I think it is sad that the voters in Hougang have been misled." Both spok...

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