A Mere Chitchat
THE presidential debate last week participated by the two candidates showed up the two as holding no substantial capital on the issues debated.
Of the five debate events put together by the General Elections Commission (KPU), the topics in last week’s first round highlighted the weakest spots of the two candidates: human rights, corruption, and eradication of terrorism.
Prabowo Subianto, as is notoriously well known, wields a dark past. He was involved in the abduction of several activists in 1998. Some of them did return—from a hair-raising drama of kidnap and torture. Seve...