Re: Lim Boon Heng in tears
he's bound by the Party Whip and voted 'Yes'
His tears are uncontrollable and real, as least that is what I feel, watching from TV.. Come on guys, he's not an actor..
But what are the tears for?
- You are right to say he knows he has failed or didn't do more to help the low wage workers, but probably only, bc he didn't mentioned more, such as the challenges this group and the rest have to face with the influx of more low wage and middle income workers from developing and 3rd world countries. Wages are going south while inflation is going north!
- Casino. He may be against opening of gambling dens. The debates in Parliament were just wayang bc at the end of the day, he's bound by the Party Whip and voted 'Yes', against his conscience. Gambling dens bring more harm then any tangible and intangible benefits one can think of, period.
We just need more opposition members in the Parliament, at least 40%, to save more Ministers like him to cry..
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