Cheap Maneuvers for Third Term President
A number of politicians in Senayan are campaigning for an extension to the presidential term limit to three terms. This is a betrayal of the 1998 reformasi spirit.
THE effort to extend the presidential term limit to three terms is a bad idea right from the start. A small number of politicians in the House of Representatives (DPR) have recently been maneuvering to peddle the idea initially suggested by political adventurers outside the legislature. They have forgotten about the essence of a term limit, which is a result of the 1998 reformasi movement.
This proposal would reword Article 7 of the 1945 Constit...