09 May '11, 11pm

"No policy will ever benefit everybody but someone's life will be made better."

AS A stay-at-home mother for the past 10 years, I have no interest in politics. But because of all the General Election hype, with new and young candidates out in force, it captured my attention. I told my husband that this GE has been an eye-opener. The words used by the Opposition parties made me feel that there are many people out there who seem ungrateful. I am not some fervent People's Action Party supporter but I am always grateful that I live in such an organised country. I appreciate the Government's effort to make this a nice place to live in. No policy will ever benefit everybody but someone's life will be made better. Everyone seems to be lamenting, however, the bad that has happened to them - the high cost of living, no flats for newly-weds, and so on. In my opinion, one's standard of living is shaped by one's own expectations. For instance: Do we need a car? A...

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