22 May '11, 12am

[TODAY] Nothing's sacrosanct in Government review of policies, says PM

PM says, Singaporeans have "genuine concerns" over the remuneration for political leaders and he also mentioned that "It is a calling to serve the larger good of Singapore. But ministers should also be paid properly in order that Singapore can have honest and competent leadership over the long term," I FULLY AGREE WITH THIS STATEMENT. However during the selection process for the "BEST POSSIBLE AND MOST ABLE CANDIDATES", the first question to post to the potential candidate should be "DO YOU AGREE THAT IT'S AN HONOUR TO SERVE THE COUNTRY, if the answer is YES, the second question should be "ARE YOU WILLING TO SERVE THE COUNTRY", if the answer is still YES, then remuneration should not be the "carrot" to attract the BEST AND MOST ABLE CANDIDATE INTO POLITICS AS THE CAUSE IS TO SERVE THE NATION, THE REWARD THEREFORE SHOULD NOT BE MONETARY BECAUSE IT IS AN HONOUR TO BE ASKED T...

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