Posts Tagged ‘Presidential Election

Tan Jee Say running for President: break PAP monopoly

July 16, 2011

I applaud Tan Jee Say’s foray into the Presidential Election. He is the only one among the other candidates who has no ties with the repressive PAP. No one is fooled. Tony Tan is the PAP-anointed one to be President. But the PAP has to pretend he is independent because in such a climate of […]

Tony Tan a unifying figure? Trying to fool Singaporeans again?

June 26, 2011

Now even the Prime Minister has to weigh in with claims that Tony Tan “did not need my permission, nor did he ask for it.” He was careful not to be seen as endorsing Tony Tan. In past elections for the Elected President post, the ¬†government made it clear who they were backing but not […]

Tony Tan as Elected President: PAP-anointed EP candidate?

June 23, 2011

When not one but three ministers lectured Singaporeans on the realities of the Elected President, I suspected a hidden agenda.¬† Now we know. It was to pave the way for former DPM Tony Tan. Reading between the lines, they are in effect telling us to forget all the talk about Tan Kin Lian and Tan […]