Chill Pill

Staying calm in a sea of disinformation: How I learnt to stop worrying about giving sick Twitter burns

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's National Day Rally last Sunday included a portion about social media messages, in particular about the war in Ukraine, aiming to divide people here into factions. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - I have a friend who is lost in Trumpland.

She used to be a fun person I would lunch with a few times a year, during which she'd talk proudly about her grown-up children and I would listen and hope she'd get tired of the topic and feed me something juicy about people that really matter, i.e. semi-famous persons we had both worked with in the past.

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