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Editorial: Jokowi’s real battle

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sat, September 22 2012 | 11:28 am

PREMIUM As soon as he takes office as the Jakarta governor on Oct. 7, the next battle awaiting Joko “Jokowi” Widodo will not be any easier than the ones he came through during two grueling rounds of electioneering. Now, he will have to deal with politicians at the Jakarta legislative council, who mostly represent parties that were opposed to his candidacy.

This is a potential stalemate that may...