Political hostages

Kompas – June 23, 2012
Political hostages

Man: Which one’s in reverse... and which one’s in forward... (baggage reads ‘political hostages’)

Political observers say that despite the battering President Yudhoyono’s (left) ruling Democratic Party is taking in the opinion polls over party chair Anas Urbaningrum’s (right) alleged involvement in the graft-ridden Hambalang sports complex project, Yudhoyono is unable to force him out of the party for fear that he will retaliate by implicating Yudhoyono’s son and party secretary general Edhie Baskoro in the same corruption scandal.