Presidential Candidates’ Balancing Act
Monday, 7 November 2022
While Ganjar Pranowo has yet to attain his ticket to join the election, Anies Baswedan faces imminent failure in his bid for presidential candidacy as he gets mired in a tug-of-war for a vice-presidential candidate. Beware of signs of trickery by political jesters.
THE maneuvering of the elite in political parties to net potential presidential candidates shows they care not a fig about the future of our declining democracy. Instead of seeking out the best figures in the public interest, these party elites are busying themselves with weighing up the most benefits a potential candidate can bring them in their quest for power.
This very situation is what is making the temporary coalition of parties supporting...
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