TOC Editorial: Will Tin Pei Lin backfire?

The following excerpt is from TOC GE 2011.

TOC Editorial/

Let’s get this out of the way: private photos of recently unveiled 27 year-old PAP candidate Ms Tin Pei Lin procured from her Facebook site are not fair game.

Neither is insinuating Ms Tin married the Principle Private Secretary (PPS) of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the age of 22 for political advancement.

Ms Tin’s private lifestyle choices are irrelevant to whether or not you should vote for her.

But before we work ourselves into a rage over muck-raking websites that are pulling up Ms Tin’s wedding photos, it’s important to walk things back a step and keep our focus on the issues that matter.

The PAP is clearly banking on Ms Tin to bring in the youth vote. However, there are at least three reasons why Ms Tin’s candidacy could backfire significantly.

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