OPINION: Ashley Madison to Mugabe – PAP government's flip-flop hypocrisy on public morality

The Online Citizen, 17 Nov 2013
While the MDA boasts of its safeguarding role in defending our “public morality” in the case of Ashley Madison, it forgets that the government has disavowed such a role – even as recently as 2007 and 2008.
Here were what Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and then-Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said, when commenting on the government’s anti-homosexual law, section 377a:

“The Government does not act as moral policemen,” PM Lee said.
“[Let’s] not go around like this moral police…,” MM Lee said.
Someone in the MDA obviously forgot about these pronouncements by our top leaders.
What PM Lee and MM Lee said is in keeping with how the government has treated pariahs like Robert Mugabe, and the Burmese generals Than Shwe and Thein Sein, both of whom had also sought medical treatment in Singapore. Full story
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