Bread and circuses for electoral victory (via Yawning Bread on WordPress)

Cant say we’re not earning our keep. http://youtu.be/CTMMRrxx-Ug

Bread and circuses for electoral victory Lamenting the slide of the Roman Republic into an imperial dictatorship, First Century poet Juvenal wryly noted that if the people were given bread and circuses, they would never revolt. The People's Action Party (PAP) government has clearly taken this observation to heart. S$1.5 billion is on its way to 2.4 million adult Singaporeans, under the Grow and Share Package. This is being conveniently distributed at the start of the election campaign. … Read More

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