17 Apr '11, 12am

Dr Chong, if gender&age="convenient markers" of system's problems, that IS ITSELF sex-&ageism #sgelections #sgfeminists

Dr Chong, if gender&age="convenient markers" of system's problems, that IS ITSELF sex-&ageism #sgelections #sgfeminists

CULTIVATING appeal has always been a tricky business. Not only does it reveal the desire to be attractive, itself an admission of deficiency, but it also has a habit of familiarising you with the warm afterglow of crushing rejection. If it's true for courtship, it is doubly true for politics. The Workers' Party and the People's Action Party have, over recent years, sought to ratchet up their appeal factor to two different constituencies, the mythical 'middle ground' for the former and for the latter, younger voters. The last few weeks have seen years of hard work play out rather starkly. Since taking over as WP head, Low Thia Khiang has purposefully built the party in the image of Singaporeans, that is, a party that politically conservative Singaporeans can contemplate voting for. In playing by mainstream norms like eschewing civil disobedience and exuding moderation, it h...

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