09 Apr '11, 2am

(TTR) George Yeo: PAP is not out of touch

(TTR) George Yeo: PAP is not out of touch

In a last-ditched attempt to court the votes of young Singaporeans, PAP most net-savvy minister George Yeo gave an interview to Yahoo News to display the ’soft’ side of the repressive regime. Speaking to Yahoo News, Foreign Minister George Yeo dismissed rising public sentiment that the PAP is getting out of touch with ordinary Singaporeans. “I know what I do as an MP and what my colleagues do. We spend a lot of time just working with ordinary people… We can’t solve all problems but we do what we can. So I would say we are more in touch than those who criticise us for being out of touch,” he said. Urging Singaporeans to look at the ‘big picture’ ahead of the impending election, Mr Yeo lavished the usual dose of generous self-praise on the ‘accomplishments’ of the PAP regime. “Even those who are anti-PAP, who are critical, when they travel they feel so proud of being Singapo...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/04/09/george-yeo-pap-is...

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