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After elections, politicians still don't get it

  • Rizal Sukma

JAKARTA | Tue, April 14 2009 | 02:56 pm

PREMIUM Do you know why Indonesian politics continues to be frustrating and interesting at the same time? You need not look very far. The way some high-ranking party officials responded to quick count results offers a clue: They still don't believe in science or scientific methods! Worse, they only believe in science if it shows their parties are in the lead. Otherwise, all quick counts are dismi...