More Black Campaign Against Jokowi

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  • TEMPO.CO, Pamekasan - Obor Rakyat tabloid mentions in one of its article that Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has been linked with capitalists and missionaries. The tabloid hascaused a commotion among the public because most of its articles contain black campaign against Jokowi.

    The tabloid also quoted prominent politicians, such as former People's Consultative Assembly chief Amien Rais. Amien, according to the tabloid, acussed that there is a major capitalist behind Jokowi's popularity. Obor Rakyat then concluded that Jokowi's main contributor James Riady, is linked to the White House. James was claimed to be a student of Pat Robertson, a Televangelist and an anti-Islamic activist.

    One of James Riady's programs was to build 1,000 free schools in poor areas. Due to his educational background, he was suspected to have an agenda of Christianization.