10 May '11, 12pm

George Yeo was not at fault, but was made "sacrificial lamb" for the PAP, says our reader. #SGelections

IN THIS election, the people's unhappiness was over high property prices, rising cost of living, transportation, health care, foreign workers and, for some, overspending on the Youth Olympic Games. The opposition parties took issue with the ministers in charge of national development, transport, health, manpower, and community development, youth and sports. None dealt with any issue with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, yet the knife fell on Foreign Minister George Yeo and his team. Mr Yeo was not at fault for the social unhappiness, but he became the "sacrificial lamb" of the People's Action Party. The party paid a heavy price by losing one of its top-notch ministers.

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