Tag Archives: Incumbent

WHY IS THE S’PORE OPPOSITION SO FRACTURED & PAP SO DOMINANT?

Given the almost complete dominance of the PAP in both parliament and at the voting booth, It's strange to see how fractured opposition parties are with there being at least 3 major parties that only form electoral alliances to prevent them from losing their deposit. What are the major differences between the WP, SDP, SPP, SingFirst etc? Why hasn't the PAP split into more parties in recent history?

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MODERATE VOICES BEING SNUFFED OUT OF S’PORE ONLINE POLITICAL DEBATE

Both hardcore opposition and PAP supporters with their large IBs online are a danger to political development in Singapore because they drown out moderate voices and real aspirations of Singaporeans. As we move towards Polling Day, we should remind ourselves of PAP's track record and the positive changes they have brought, but at the same time, we should also give the opposition a chance to see if they too can make positive changes to our society.

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EAST COAST VOTER: KEEP CALM & VOTE WORKERS PARTY!

Calling all East Coast Voters! This year we have a very important responsibility towards our fellow residents and all citizens of Singapore. Some may consider this responsibility a privilege while others may see it as a heavy burden. But no matter how you look at it, this year, we are given the opportunity to be part of this watershed elections where we can decide the fate of the PAP and the fate of all Singaporeans in our hands.

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STOP & THINK: IS VOTING FOR THE OPPOSITION REALLY A GOOD IDEA?

Let's try to objectively understand the situation. 40% of people are unhappy with the current government due to certain policy that put them at a disadvantage. But let's also see what the opposition has done over the last 5 years. Objectively, both sides have faults, both sides have 'screwed up'. WP on the 'regional level', PAP on the 'national level'.

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8 Clear Signs that the PAP is becoming a Groupthink

Groupthink occurs when groups are highly cohesive and when they are under considerable pressure to make a quality decision. Members are less motivated to realistically appraise the alternative courses of action available to them. These group pressures lead to carelessness and irrational thinking since groups experiencing groupthink fail to consider all alternatives and seek to maintain unanimity. Decisions shaped by groupthink have low probability of achieving successful outcomes. Thus, Singapore will sink further with the incumbent in power unless a radical change happens within PAP itself.

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