13 May '11, 7am

Eric Tan quits Workers' Party over "betrayal". #Singapore

There was no one person who influenced the votes in a GRC. Wrong for Eric to think that being the most senior in a team meant that people cast their votes because of him. It was a team effort. From what has transpired, Eric does not look like a team player at all. While everyone else like SPP's Lina and WP's Yee said that their parties' CEC would decide, Eric told the news reporter days ago that he would most likely be the NCMP. Was that a tactical strate---- to put pressure on the CEC? This further announcement of quitting only reinforces the perception that he wanted it for selfish reasons and not to serve the interests of the party or the people. Is NCMP a reward for the hard work, or a platform to increase the person's visibility which would help in the next election? WP went for the latter and Eric should graciously accept it. In fact, if he volunteers to stay on and ...

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