Politics of Family

Portraying yourselves as the model couple is a powerful political message that will earn you many admirers. Across the straits, Chen Shui Bian once pushed his wheelchair bound wife around. An instant winner.

We may laugh at this childish song, but in Singapore, the same tone has been set from the very beginning. Rightly or wrongly, the message is unambiguous. Having an affair must never lead to a happy ending whether it’s in our TV dramas or the political scene.