Shifting the blame

Kompas – October 6, 2010
Shifting the blame

Someone must be held responsible! You take the blame... Yes of course Sir. I’ll give the answers (a play on the words ber-tanggung-jawab, men-[t]anggung and men-jawab).

As senior officials attempt to shift blame onto overworked and underpaid drivers and local train station staff, two deadly crashes in Central Java that left 35 dead over the weekend have again raised questions about underfunding, poor maintenance and safety standards that plague the state railway company PT Kereta Api.