29 Apr '11, 9am

Shanmugam says PAP is like a bus driver chosen by people. I didn't know bus drivers earn millions a year. #sgelections

SINGAPORE - Law and Home Affairs Minister, Mr K Shanmugam, today mocked the Workers' Party's (WP) analogy of them being the co-driver in a vehicle, an analogy the WP had used to illustrate the need for more Opposition voices in Parliament. At his party's first rally on Thursday night, WP secretary-general, Low Thia Khiang, had said a co-driver was essential, especially as the road got more difficult to navigate. He had said: "The co-driver is there to slap the driver when he drives off course or when he falls asleep or drives dangerously." On Friday, Mr Shanmugam asked how often do you see a car driven by two drivers fighting with each other for the wheel? He said: "I can see why the WP calls its vision "unique". This "unique" vision will lead us to a crash and not the smooth drive that the WP promises. And this co-driver wants to keep slapping the driver, just like what t...

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