PM Lee appears in a hawker centre, the Internet responds

He is not considering to become a food blogger any time soon

Jonathan Lim | June 13, 2014 @ 06:05 pm


It’s a tale of two ends of the spectrum in responses to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to Red Hill hawker centre last night. Two photographs of his visit has been making the rounds on social media.

The first one is a photograph taken by PM Lee as he queued for dessert:


The second photograph which appeared in the Hardwarezone Eat Drink Man Woman Forum thread, [GPGT] LHL spotted queuing up for chicken wings at hawker center, was taken by someone else who described PM Lee as a random 50-60 year-old uncle queuing for chicken wings:


Something as Singaporean and as innocuous as queuing up at the hawker centre has since been politicised.

Check out some of the comments in support of PM Lee:


And now for the opposing views:


Probably the only constructive thing from this entire exercise came from this exchange:


Well done Internet. Can’t wait to read comments when PM gets photographed going to the toilet in the future.


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