No election in the mud

Kompas – June 20, 2009
No election in the mud

Kid: How come there’s no election campaign in the mud dad?

With no end in sight to the Lapindo mud flow disaster in East Java, which has now inundated 800 hectares of land and displaced more than 42,000 people, when asked about how they intended to solve the problem, the best presidential candidates could do was to talk about the need for “more leadership”, “better coordination” and “finding the best technology”.