11 Apr '11, 11pm

ST Blogs: Guest blogger Cherian George on what's at stake for PAP's 4th generation of leaders

MANY users of mobile devices, I suspect, would have a hard time explaining the difference between 4G and 3G, even if they've already put 4G phones on their shopping lists. The rollout of new product versions can be downright dizzying for consumers. The PAP's introduction of its fourth generation leadership through the upcoming General Elections may be no less perplexing. Is PAP 4G a major upgrade or a routine enhancement? After all, this is not the first GE that's been a labelled a 'watershed' election. It's not even the second or third. The PAP does GEs like Steve Jobs does Macworlds. Despite their regularity, each is pitched as an event of millennial significance: This is The Next Big Thing, we are told. This year, though, I don't just buy the 'watershed' hype. I actually think the ruling party may be understating how big 4G is. This is going to be a paradigm shift... a ...

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