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‘We should just move on’

‘We should just move on’

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Baey Yam Keng hailed for giving practical advice to bring closure to 1987 Marxist Conspiracy and having ministerial calibre.

Tampines GRC MP and the most metrosexual man in parliament, Baey Yam Keng, said that the best way to bring closure to the Marxist Conspiracy of 1987 is to “just move on”.

The Marxist Conspiracy of 1987 is something that has to do with some Singaporeans being arrested on the basis that they were subversive elements with something revolutionary up their sleeves, but nonetheless, might not necessarily be entirely correct.

Responding to a Facebook query about what should be done to bring closure to that sordid affair 25 years ago, with media attention over the weekend focused on the event’s 25th year anniversary, Baey wrote: “I have responded in the earlier post that we should just move on.”

And it is not as if he is the only one who feels this way.

This sentiment of letting 25 years of time heal all wounds is widely echoed by some members of the public-at-large who have given such a positive outlook their stamp of approval.

An abusive alcoholic father, Lim Kah Tor, said: “I beat my kids everyday for fun and I even pimped one of them. I’m betting that by the time my eldest child turns 35, she’ll be fine.”

Others, such as Yaw Siew Kia, feel that the more time has past, the smaller the problem becomes.

Yaw said: “Whenever I have problems, I think of the dinosaurs. Where will we be in 65 million years’ time? That’s right, we and our problems will effectively become petrol to fuel some other intelligent being’s car.”

Problems are also thought of as a hindrance and are best avoided at all cost.

“If we keep focusing on problems, we cannot enjoy life,” Song Tio Ho, said.

Moreover, PAP activist, Poh Lan Pah, believes Baey has the ministerial calibre of deputy prime minister Teo Chee Hean.

“Yam Keng answered the Facebook question like how Chee Hean did during the Pre-U seminar by replying a question with another question.”

Poh added: “Asking ‘Or do you have any suggestions to have a closure on what happened 25 years ago?’ is a good answer. The DPM did the exact same thing and the result was that it went viral online after that.”