Dr Reuben Wong of the National University of Singapore cited former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher to make the point that a former leader can be a liability to a party.
She kept criticising her successors, he noted, and added: 'They have to let go.'
[Read full story on The Straits Times, 16 May 2011 here]
Dr Reuben Wong, an assistant professor at the National University of Singapore, noted that the
travel schedules of SM Goh and MM Lee in recent years show they have been scaling down their diplomatic outreach.