Yesterday, the lawmakers of the House of Representatives for the period of 2019-2024 were sworn in. Stealing the spotlight is one Hillary Brigitta Lasut (Nasdem), the youngest lawmaker elected in North Sulawesi. But hearing the name, we instantly remember politician Elly Engelbert Lasut, who happens to be Hillary’s father. Hillary’s mother was also into politics. When Hillary was elected, our contacts in the province voiced their concern over the possibility of continuation of the local political dynasty, but the concern is not baseless and surely is not an exaggeration. 

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