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DO WE EXPECT TOO MUCH FROM ORDINARY SINGAPOREANS?

"But when a Minister falls sick, these same people say our Ministers work too hard and we expect too much of them! When all these while, it is the Ministers themselves who say that we must expect the highest standards from any elected official. Remarkable. Minister Heng is one of the nicest persons around, and we all wish well for him and his family. And i do not deny at all that our ministers do work extremely hard. What we do not need to do, however, is have different standards for the elites and commoners. One cannot express sympathy for well-paid public officials' long hours, and at the same time do not bother about a security guard's schedule, and not appear hypocritical."

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