Pan-democrat lawmakers speak to media in Tamar after Legislative Council President Jasper Tsang Yok-sing announced the end of the filibuster tactics by lawmakers Wong Yuk-man, Leung Kwok-hung and Chan Wai-yip and Raymond Chan Chi-chuen. Photo: Sam Tsang

Pan-democrats lost credibility by staying silent during filibuster

When the radicals made their debut in the Legislative Council during Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's era, they made the then chief executive flinch. Over the years, their pranks have become more sophisticated; their launch pads for bananas now accommodate filibusters.