Mega xenophobia/hypocrisy?

This, coming from a party that embraces Twittering and Facebooking?

Which part of Indonesian culture do such social media practices crawl out from?

(assuming, of course, that the Jakarta Post is accurate in its reporting)

clipped from

Indonesian too open to foreign culture: Mega – Pro

The Jakarta Post ,  Jakarta   |  Sun, 05/24/2009 4:24 PM  |  Election 2009

Culture and art experts applauded Megawati Soekarnoputri and Prabowo Subianto on Sunday after the two pledged to tackle the foreign culture invasion, which they considered the main reason for Indonesians’ poor awareness of local culture and heritage.
“Our elites now are too ‘polite’ to foreigners; they are too welcome. Without realization, foreigners have slowly occupied Indonesians,” Prabowo of the Greater Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party said on a talk show “Cultures and Presidency” held at The Jakarta Playhouse (Gedung Kesenian Jakarta).
“This nation has been too naive, accepting every country and believing that they always have good intentions,” he added.
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3 thoughts on “Mega xenophobia/hypocrisy?

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  1. IMHO it is just simply a positioning technique for selling purpose. nothing more. and things that she sells is a bit out-of-date..brasa basi gitu.

    good post


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