My Take by Alex Lo
There goes the power to filibuster, and it’s all the pan-dems’ own fault
The disqualification of six opposition lawmakers gives the establishment camp a golden chance to change the voting rules in the Legislative Council, depriving the pan-dems of one of their weapons of choice
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.