Media mogul Surya Paloh, speaking in his capacity as the chairman of the Nasdem Party, recently told the Press that he wouldn’t mind having the Golkar Party joining the cabinet.  Surya Paloh also said that he wouldn’t mind having Nasdem’s portfolio reduced should the President decide to do so in another around of cabinet reshuffle. We have discussed the idea of having PAN and Golkar as new members of the ruling coalition—and why this idea might be appealing for President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo—, and we remain doubtful of the merit of having such a fat coalition. To subscribe please click here