It’s the end of an era in Singapore. Lee Kuan Yew died at 3.18 am today at the Singapore General Hospital, where he had been warded for severe pneumonia for more than a month. He was 91.
Singapore today lost not only its first prime minister, but also the man who personified exceptionalism.
Generally, commentators talk about American exceptionalism, but hasn’t Singapore been exceptional too? [Read more…]