Politics & Government

August 27, 2008

At Obama's Indonesian school, there's no doubt he'll be elected

One of the better-selling books on the U.S. presidential race at the modern, multilevel Gramedia bookstore in Jakarta is "Jangan Bunuh Obama!," or "Don't Kill Obama!" As the title indicates, many Indonesians fear that an assassin's bullet or some other plot could stop him from reaching the White House. The fact that there's another candidate in the race named John McCain barely seems to register.

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