01 May '11, 12pm

(CNA|sg) GE: Shanmugam says WP out to deconstruct fundamental pillars of govt

(CNA|sg) GE: Shanmugam says WP out to deconstruct fundamental pillars of govt

SINGAPORE : Law Minister K Shanmugam has said the Workers' Party (WP) is out to deconstruct the fundamental pillars of government. Mr Shanmugam - a candidate for Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency (GRC), which the WP is contesting - called a news conference on Sunday to rebut several points raised by the WP at rallies. The wordplay on drivers and pilots has been a feature of speeches and interviews, with the People's Action Party (PAP) being the pilot, saying that the pilot has full authority and the co-pilot cannot keep slapping the pilot. Mr Shanmugam said the WP's Secretary-General, Low Thia Khiang, should "give up the battle of analogies" and be direct with voters. He repeated a point made by other PAP leaders - that the WP is setting out to take over the government. He said: "When a person talks about slapping someone else, I think that tells you what exactly ...

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