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Comments: Kalla ready to challenge SBY

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Jakarta   /   Thu, February 26 2009   /  01:58 pm

Vice President Jusuf Kalla sent Friday a clearer signal of his preparedness to contest the presidential election that could put his party on a collision course with his boss Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Jusuf Kalla's statement of readiness to compete with Yudhoyono in the July presidential election was a foregone conclusion as the two have so far gone through a love-hate relationship. Your comments:
I think this is just politically motivated to raise Kalla's ratings. But I do support Kalla becoming a presidential candidate, so that we have more choices in the upcoming elections. Andri
Why won't people in the Golkar Party tell Kalla he is beyond his use-by date! People in Indonesia hate Kalla. There is no possibility of Kalla being President. John Ralph
I have to point out that at the last presidential election Jusuf ...