A few days ago Lee Kuan Yew's handpicked speaker of Parliament and right hand confident, Michael Palmer was given the boot for being caught with his pants down literally, his adulterous long standing romantic escapade with another of Lee's bootlickers, Laura Ong Hui Hoon a mindless 31 year old woman, having been exposed. This brought down not only the fate of this toady Palmer; it also floored the reputation of Lee's PAP at one stroke. Please see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bK-eXoMpjg8
If lee Kuan Yew's Singapore government's reaction to fire Palmer was to protect it's reputation by distancing themselves from adulterers, reprobates and philanderers; Palmer’s Singapore law firm Harry Elias Partnership shows no such requirement, as Palmer remains prominently one of it's partners.
It is surprising for this law firm not minding a publicly disgraced person such as him to remain in their employ, especially since Palmer is not an ordinary layman on the street. For a Speaker of Singapore Parliament and a high ranking member of Lee's government to show such bad taste as to have a long standing affair with a colleague is not only dumb, it is unacceptable. In fact especially on account of his important position, it shows a serious defect of character.
Harry Elias Partnership in their blog has this to say of themselves:
Established in 1988 by Mr. Harry Elias, Senior Counsel, our Firm is a leading player in the evolution of our legal landscape. For more than 24 years, our Firm has been on the cutting edge of legal changes, particularly on the litigation front. We are privileged to act in cases that broke new ground, and which resulted in landmark and watershed judicial decisions such as the
Please see their blog http://www.harryelias.com/aboutus.php
If their law firm is indeed of such greatness as they claim, the first person to be shown the door without more would be Palmer. No respectable law firm in
In other more respectable jurisdictions, he would be lucky to find employment in some nook or corner away from the public eye. It simply means that Lee Kuan Yew's
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