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Widodo running mate Amin seen as weak link in presidential race

Religious leader's passivity contrasts with energetic Uno in Indonesia TV debate

JAKARTA -- A subdued performance from Joko Widodo's running mate in the first televised election debate has raised questions over his ability to support the Indonesian president's bid for re-election in April -- and inspired a flood of memes.

Senior cleric Ma'ruf Amin was noticeably quiet during much of the two-hour debate, which was organized by the General Elections Commission and broadcast live on Thursday evening.

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