作者:雷风雨 6:06pm 27/03/2011
回应: 请转述徐的反驳, 谢谢 作者: 游老 12:25pm 26/03/2011
关于扶贫政策，柏默照本宣科，重弹老调，辩说PAP不主张给予全面性的救济金，而是提供“targetted assistance”，以免不该获得救济金的人从中获利。徐博士说：“But you do it for the ministers. They don't need the subsidies...”指的是部长们领高薪，却是全面性的，他们无需救济...所以哄堂、怪叫、掌声四起...
Best shot was Chee Soon Juan’s. After Michael Palmer of the People’s Action Party (PAP) said that the way his party approaches the problem of the poor was to be provide targetted assistance and that the PAP did not believe in across-the-board subsidies, Chee interjected, reminding the audience that it’s a different story for ministers — they get their form of across-the-board subsidies. Chee was referring to the highest salaries in the world that Singapore pays cabinet ministers....