Seeking Religious Blessings
To counter accusations of being pro communist and anti-Islam, Jokowi has been making frequent visits to clerics. He is getting close with MUI's General Chair.
After meeting with the 212 Alumni Brotherhood at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, on Sunday last week, President Joko Widodo faced some backlash. He received many complaints from his supporters who disagreed to him embracing the group deemed to be on the opposing camp. How could they say Why did you do that? These are all our people. I told that to the volunteers," said Jokowi to Tempo on Friday last week.
According to Jokowi, that meeti...