“So far, the donations have been slow. The support from the ordinary citizens have also been slow – which is typical of Singaporeans – to wait for the last minute. It is hard for me to plan my activities when the funding is not clear.
“I can meet the expenses on my own, but I want the people to have the chance to contribute financially to the campaign as well. I do not wish to shoulder this arduous task and journey on my own, with the help of a few supporters.” – Tan Kin Lian
Based on the above, I’d have to say Mr Tan doesn’t understand political donations.