TR Emeritus, 1 Feb 2014
Baey’s speeches were weak. Pritam Singh presented his arguments very well and most of the audience were on his side. Baey tried to dodge difficult questions and ended up looking weak. He made remarks like “Life is never fair” and “This is the system” when pressed for his stand on the politicization of grassroots organizations like the PA and CDC/CCC.
To be fair to Baey, he was probably just following instructions. He repeatedly emphasized that he was helpless to change the system, but he would like it to change as Singapore progressed as a democracy. Full story