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My beef against Terry’s OnLine Channel

In Malaysia on 23/05/2018 at 10:46 am

Sadly I have to agree with u/m FB PAP IB rant that

— TOC is failing to “to separate Singapore’s national interests and standing from their usual Prime Minister-bashing rhetoric.”; and 

— “The shallowness of some of TOC’s arguments on how bad the PAP and their blatant disregard to facts or context is worrisome*.”

Sad.

To be fair to Terry, the failure to differentiate between national interests and whacking the PAP is a trait that most critics of the PAP fall into into the long run (Yes I’m thinking about the danger of Chris K becoming one of these “PAP is always wrong” sheep.). But they can’t be blamed for this because the PAP and the constructive, nation-building media are always saying or implying “What is good for the PAP is good for S’pore”. 

back to the IBer

Mun Loon

TOC has lost the plot. It’s role, as it seemingly wants recognition for, is for the interest of Singaporeans, to hold the government in its checks and balances.

however, in more recent days, TOC has appeared more delusional.

It had always maintained that Singapore was bigger than the ruling party, but (TOC) is unable to separate Singapore’s national interests and standing from their usual Prime Minister-bashing rhetoric.

The shallowness of some of TOC’s arguments on how bad the PAP and their blatant disregard to facts or context is worrisome.

There is a role for media outlets online like Malaysiakini; and to equate TOC with Malaysiakini is an undeserved compliment to the prior or an insult to latter.

Your rhetoric is getting tiresome.


*TOC’s coverage on regime change in KL and its implications for S’pore is particularly bad. For starters, there’s the glossing over of Tun’s and Anwar’s roles in bringing M’sia to where it was before regime change. They messed up:

— M’sia: Don’t anyhow blame Najib

— M’sia: Two doctors’ routine

Then, does TOC really want people like these two running S’pore?

— Breaking election promises or trying to: Waz this call for a leader like Tun M here?

—  Read carefully what he says beyond the soundbite: Anwar: Beyond the sound bite of “Malaysia to scrap race policies”

Finally internal rowing is happening already:

— Bayee minister gives Tun M the finger

(More on another row soon)

 

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  1. I doubt TOC actually says it is in SG national interest for PAP government to fall and be replaced by a new one; we all know there is no better replacement available right now (I think even kirsten han and thum ping tjin would concede that); they merely cant help making some emotional gloating “dont u think u r so mighty; see what happened to najib”

    as I said somewhere (not sure here or elsewhere), najib managed to drive anwar, mahathir and lim guan eng into an alliance, plus various ex UMNO bigshots; I doubt LHL and whoever his chosen heir might be would be as incompetent, but who knows

    (u ask about learning; if u meant online education, a company owned by an ex-student, taknet, has some experience in this; if u meant AlphaGo or Andrew Ng neuronet cat (He is BTW singaporean – his dad is an oncologist here) kind of work, I know of no commercial work in the area here; some companies do robotics of various kinds; these always include some minor learning capabilities to adjust to conditions, like the machine dog learning to open doors)

  2. Sorry saw yr answer on online learning

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