28 Apr '11, 11pm

GE: Co-driver there to slap driver

GE: Co-driver there to slap driver

SINGAPORE: At his party's first rally, Workers' Party (WP) secretary-general Low Thia Khiang responded on Thursday night to the driving analogy that has been used by the People's Action Party to describe the WP's role in Parliament. Dismissing the PAP's accusation that the WP is tussling for the steering wheel, Low said that it was the "usual PAP tactic of threatening the people about the consequences of voting for the Opposition". Said Mr Low: "Bear in mind that just putting on a safety belt and hope that the driver will drive you to your destination is not enough. A co-driver is essential, especially as road gets tougher to navigate. The co-driver is there to slap the driver when he drives off course or when he falls asleep or drives dangerously," The premise of Mr Low's speech, which he delivered in English, Mandarin and Teochew, was the need for more Opposition voices ...

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