12 Apr '11, 11pm

A surprisingly blunt letter published in ST forum: PAP has blurred line between State and party #sgelections #sgelection

THE cry for multi-party representation in Parliament is the People's Action Party's own doing ("A single party can't represent all views" by Mr Michael Cyssel Wee; last Friday). The PAP has blurred the line between the State and the party: What belongs to the State belongs to the PAP. The symbiotic relationship between the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and the Government becomes a symbiotic relationship between NTUC and PAP. The People's Association becomes a PAP instrument. Grassroots leaders work solely for the PAP. If Whampoa deserves an upgrade, why should it depend on whether a PAP candidate wins in Whampoa? The money belongs to the State.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/STForum/OnlineStory/STIStory_...

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