Voters upset they won’t hear Lee Hsien Loong say sorry as SDP beat PAP to CBD lunchtime rally slot

Posted on 07 September 2015

What a waste, they said.


Singaporeans from all walks of life, who like it when people who make mistakes admit their error, said they are feeling upset that the Singapore Democratic Party has beaten the People’s Action Party to the lunchtime rally slot at the promenade area beside UOB Plaza near Boat Quay on Monday, Sept. 7, from noon to 2pm.

This after many voters said they had taken leave specially to attend the rally, while many others had planned to skip lunch as they had personally wanted to listen to Lee Hsien Loong say sorry.

One disappointed voter, Zhen Shi Wang, said: “When I saw Lee Hsien Loong say sorry back in GE2011 and admit that his party had made errors, I felt very happy, first as a Singaporean, then as a voter.”

“Even more so when I eventually voted for the Workers’ Party instead.”

However, not all Singaporeans are looking forward to the apology alone.

Other Singaporeans said witnessing PAP politicians admit to the electorate that they had not done as well as expected and then pleading with voters to be given another chance at political office will always be a sight to behold.

Another local, Qu Tou Piao, said: “I’m so not used to all these attention that PAP politicians are showering on me as a voter this past GE2015 week, especially when I’ve been neglected by them the last four years.”

“But I feel empowered seeing political leaders grovel for votes.”

“It’s all very cathartic.”

At press time, other voters are betting on which PAP candidates will be crying during rallies.






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