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Commentary: Democracy is worst form of government, indeed

  • Endy M. Bayuni

Jakarta | Thu, December 7 2017 | 12:13 am

PREMIUM The late Soeharto has become something of a poster boy for leadership as the nation searches for a president who can effectively deliver the goods.

Photos of the smiling president, who ruled Indonesia between 1966-1998, appear everywhere, with the caption in Javanese “piye kabare, isih penak jamanku, tho?” (How are you, better in my era, wasn’t it?), a reminder that for some, life was...

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