" This neutral attitude mirrors that Democrats were publicly punished , " said Ari Kompas.com when contacted on Monday ( 05/19/2014 ) .
Even so , Ari convinced that the Democrats were able to perform the role of the opposition as it has a strong support base . Democrats can be trusted to balance the future government .
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According to Ari , the role of the opposition is not a taboo in politics . It has been proved by the PDI-P during the last 10 years . "It has been proven at the PDI - P , 10 years out of government is not necessarily can not win the election , " said Ari .
Separately , a political analyst from the University of Muhammadiyah Kupang , Atang Ahmad , as quoted by Antara , judging that the choice of the Democratic Party to become the opposition would be more honorable and dignified than chasing power in the hands of others , but not necessarily .
" It can be ascertained that the Democrats are not going to the two existing shafts and also not possible to form a new shaft . Then step ( become ) more respectable opponents rather than chasing power in the hands of others that may not be , " said Ahmad .
According to him , the attitude of the Democratic Party shows that the party is more mature in playing position in the presidential election . " Democrats are more calm , mature , and elegant in playing position in the presidential election , and Golkar just the opposite , " said Ahmad .
Nevertheless, he predicts , will be the opposition Democrats loyal to the administration the next five years . Loyal opposition , that is still correct , but the Democrats do not take the fight against any government policy .
Democratic Party has not taken a final decision related party coalition ahead of the presidential election . However, the majority of participants want the party's national leadership to be neutral .
" Preferences in rapimnas Democrats are not in favor , in the sense of not joining any camp , good fastness Mr. Jokowi or Pak Prabowo , " Yudhoyono said .