Calvin Cheng was a former Nominated Member of Parliament. He blogs at www.beyondtheemotive.com. The views expressed are his own.
Every Singaporean should agree with Minister of Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim that it was fortunate that the Communists lost the battle for Singapore in the early days of our state; as it turned out Communism proved to be a fatally flawed political system that eventually collapsed.
The victory of Capitalism over Communism is so utter and so final that it is hard to imagine a communist revolution taking place anywhere in the world today; as a beacon of capitalist success, Singapore is no different. A bourgeois nation such as Singapore is hardly fertile ground for the communist provocateur. It is thus extremely strange that the Government would ban the documentary “To Singapore, With Love” on the grounds of national security concerns.
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