23 Apr '11, 2am

[TOC] Shoulder parrots give MPs street cred

[TOC] Shoulder parrots give MPs street cred

RETIRED acupuncturist Zeng Guoyuan, 57 announced his candidacy as an independent for any uncontested ward on Thursday – and then created a frenzy by being interviewed by Channel NewsAsia with a parrot on his shoulder. In what could become a campaign pop trend, many PAP MPs, still stinging from the mounting scathing criticisms against them in cyberspace, are lining up to meet with self-styled Shoulder Parrot Consultant, Jakeson Rickson Soh to be matched with and fitted with a shoulder parrot each. The reason, if Zeng Gouyuan can look so cool with a bird on his shoulder, then PAP MPs want some street cred by doing the same. After all, any help they can get now is desperately needed. Flamboyant Jakeson agreed to an exclusive interview with me where he described the type of parrot each MP would get. Apparently the parrot-to-MP matching process involves many steps and includes ...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/04/shoulder-parrots-give...

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