TT: “Don’t rock the boat” TCB: “We need to row together.” TJS: “Row the other way!” TKL: “We need another boat.” #sgpresident ~ @danielgoh, via @mrbrown

From its days as a British colony, Singapore inherited the so-called Westminster model of government. The President of Singapore, much like the Governors General of Australia and Canada, is a figurehead with theoretical powers rarely used, and a nice house often used. Naturally, lots want the job.