No job, huge debts: stressed out Indonesia’s election ‘losers’ face bleak future

Political hopeful Yayat Abdurahman bet that he would be a winner among some 245,000 candidates in Indonesia’s election last week, but his dreams of public office are fading fast as the votes get tallied.So the stressed-out candidate checked into an Islamic healing centre where a cleric prayed for his future and doused him in flower-infused water as part of traditional cleansing ritual.“At the beginning I was optimistic and feeling confident,” he said.“I thought ‘I have to win, I have to get the…