Online contest of political ideas most welcome



August 22nd, 2008

ONLINE political discourse will benefit from a significant if measured relaxation of rules governing such content, as flagged by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The move is as welcome as the political maturity it signifies and will likely, in turn, promote. Confidence is building that Singaporeans are increasingly able to tell the responsible from the reckless among Net political postings. Enlarging the area of political contest will help the honest drive out the spurious.

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