11 May '11, 12am

Our reader says many younger voters were rude and downright crude in criticising the PAP. #SGelections

FOREIGN Minister George Yeo's graciousness in the face of acute disappointment over his PAP team's defeat in Aljunied GRC is remarkable. In fact, the People's Action Party's MPs made a concerted effort to be gracious despite the significant loss of votes compared to the 2006 General Election. I hope the graciousness will extend to the takeover of town council offices by all political parties, rather than result in the wasteful building of new premises. I hope too that Mr Yeo's graciousness rubs off on the younger generation. Many younger voters were rude, some downright crude, in criticising the PAP. I am also concerned by their lack of courtesy towards our elderly statesmen. Their behaviour is a wake-up call for Singapore parents. Like it or not, the behaviour of our children is a reflection of how we raised them. Is their behaviour a consequence of a generation of latch-...

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