Prabowo Subianto greets supporters of his presidential campaign from a vehicle in Palembang, South Sumatra province, in April 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
Prabowo Subianto greets supporters of his presidential campaign from a vehicle in Palembang, South Sumatra province, in April 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

‘Prabowo US version’: Trump’s early victory call gives Indonesians sense of déjà vu

  • On Wednesday, sitting US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to proclaim he had won the 2020 election before all votes were counted
  • It was a move seemingly straight out of former Indonesian presidential challenger Prabowo Subianto’s playbook, as many were quick to point out

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
Prabowo Subianto greets supporters of his presidential campaign from a vehicle in Palembang, South Sumatra province, in April 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
Prabowo Subianto greets supporters of his presidential campaign from a vehicle in Palembang, South Sumatra province, in April 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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