05 Sep '11, 12am

ST letter rebukes political scientist Derek da Cunha who said that 'online chatter' was irrelevant to both #sgelections

I AM shocked by what political scientists passed off as prescient commentary in last month's presidential election. Dr Derek da Cunha ('What observers say'; Aug 28) stated that 'online chatter' was irrelevant to the May 7 General Election and the Aug 27 presidential election. Really? 'Online chatter' was how the People's Action Party (PAP) discerned how unhappy Singaporeans were with policies, personnel and politicking in the GE. 'Online chatter' was why a relative unknown like Mr Tan Jee Say grabbed a 25 per cent share of the votes on Aug 27. 'Online chatter' cannot be dismissed any more. That is why the Government, wisely, used a light touch in navigating 'online chatter'. Dr da Cunha said that the PAP vote held up on Aug 27. Again, really? In the first contested presidential election in 1993, Singaporeans gave a reluctant Mr Chua Kim Yeow 41.3 per cent of the votes agai...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/STForum/Story/STIStory_709508...

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