Our Labour Minister, Lim Swee Say, commented recently on how Singaporeans workers need to become “cheaper, better, faster” to compete in the global economy. A few months earlier, he also coined the term “upturn the downturn” to encourage Singaporeans to think positively amidst the recession.
Both these catch-phrases were used in the lyrics for this song. I don’t know if it’s just me…. somehow, the cheesy lines, the woody, forced expression on some of the talents featured in the video made it look more like a spoof than a tribute. Do anyone else feel the same?
Here’s a few of the best moments in the video which I had screen-captured:
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