21 May '11, 2am

(TTR) Joan Hon’s reply to Catherine Lim’s political commentary defending Lee Kuan Yew

I read your commentary with some exasperation. It seems as if you have to make a wonderfully accurate commentary on all that is going on politically and go down in history for your sharp wit and perception. And to talk in terms of “downfall” with such relish so many times just got my goat. He happens to be someone I know. In the past I have been with him a few times, not often, enough to be able to read his mind and make a comment that hit the nail on the head as to what he was pondering. Take is as a woman’s instinct. The instinct of a woman who happen to like men, as part of the human race, as friends, and who feel for their welfare. And who care to make them cushioned against things that are hurtful, especially to their ego. Before his wife died and we visited for Chinese New Year, 2010, He let us (me and my sister) in to view his wife, someone who had always been on ea...

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