01 Jul '11, 8am

President S. R. Nathan: "I have tried to do my best"

Dear Mr Nathan, thanking you first of all for holding the 'fort' for so many years. But my courtesy towards extends only till this point, if you can pardon me for my frank comments which follow. During your term as EP, though surely you're constrained in your roles by the Constitution, as the elected President (though you certainly won by walkover), you did not carry out the Mandate for us the common Singaporeans. During your time as EP, that was the period when alot of socioeconomic upheavals happened to the common Singaporean in the street. These upheavals are in general negative, if you can allow me to cite a few: stagnated wages, massive uncontrolled foreigner influx, rising costs of living, etc. By stark contrast, you included and the MIWs and their associated elites are enjoying the real 'Swiss standard of living' while us the so-called 'lesser mortals' have to put u...

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