Now that you have heard his speech, you tell me - is this a Nigerian scam as claimed by MP Vikram Nair?
Makes me wonder if PAP newbies are opposing for the sake of opposing, and are trying to make a mark for themselves to look good at the expense of the opposition.
Seriously Vikram, I will not label you as mute if you had just shut your gap and sit there to take your SGD$15k MP allowances plus whatever directorships you hold.
I can see what kind of 'stringent' criteria the PAP has in selecting an MP - probably along the requirements of 'heartless', 'insensitive', and 'I hate very god-d*mn opposition against the PAP' will fit the bill. Erm, throw in 'foot stomping' and 'I don't inow what to say' criteria too. I gotta take a jab at Tin Pei Ling here.
Let me share some of the 'real scams' in my personal view:
- $1.1 billion of taxpayer monies given to privatised transport companies who claimed to be public, and yet pay high dividends to their stakeholders. Duh?
- "GST is to help the poor". Classic.
- >$50 billion losses from two SWF entities without accountability. No heads were rolled.
- A notorious limping terrorist escaped and no one knew how. No heads were rolled too. Oh my gosh!
- "Housing is affordable". When pressed for land cost, it is 'state secret' and cannot be revealed.
- A PeOple'S Bank was given 'freely' to another bank on a silver platter. Thereafter a couple of fees were enforced which never happened before. People cried 'foul' and 'murder' but nothing happened.
- Is CPF (in)directly linked with an investment house and a large conglomerate an urban legend? This is a black box because a minister first denied it and then backtracked to "It's not as simple as you think". Hahaha...
Oh well, I guess every Singaporean is a victim of Nigerian scams then.