In a mark of disrespect to the hallowed tradition of the National Day rally, Workers’ Party has decided to snub the annual event.
This is akin to the republicans boycotting the President’s State Of The Union address which will never happen because well, they are adults.
This is believed to be the first time that no WP representatives will attend the yearly event since the party’s parliamentary presence increased after the 2011 General Election.
The reason given is that the rally clashes with WP’s scheduled grassroot event.
The rally usually takes place two Sundays after National Day, with the date confirmed closer to the NDR. Opposition and Nominated MPs have been attending it since 2007.
Wonder why the WP didn’t organise any events on the 9th of August. Oh yes that’s right. Because they wanted to enjoy first-row view of the fireworks.