See this blog entry by Siew Kum Hoong.
This is just one shred of evidence that we are gradually becoming like governments elsewhere. They mustn't be surprised that consequently the ranks of Opposition members in parliament will grow. Of course we can expect them to be poor rather than gracious losers when it finally happens.
You play politics with us, we are forced to respond accordingly. Can't be helped as we don't want to be bullied.
Eventually governance will become more short term in Singapore. As a result there would be existential problems we cannot solve.