I must be one of the uptight ones which surprised me as I always considered myself quite easy-going, liberal minded and able to take a joke. When I saw this video for the first time, I felt quite annoyed. I did not find it funny. When I watched it a second time I guess there is some truth within, but I still felt upset. Perhaps it’s it’s just natural that we don’t like our country being dissed or mocked by someone who’s never lived here? Maybe it seems that there is some patriotism in me after all.
I guess the part that bit the most was when Seth said that this was a place no one would ever go to. Ouch! Maybe I was annoyed that there was truth in some of what he said. No one’s going to arrest you if you chew gum and I’ve voted, although only once. Would be cool if I could vote every 2 years.
I love Conan, and since he’s never been to Singapore it felt awful that this was going to be his first impression of the country. Maybe that was it.
I guess I need to take a chill pill. How did you feel when you saw the video? Here are some reactions from Yahoo Singapore.