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 Post subject: Re: Bolsonaro
PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:54 pm 
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"For the 3rd time since the beginning of the pandemic, Bolsonaro will sack his Health Minister. Whoever gets the job faces the same problem: a president who attacks social distancing measures, recommends bogus medicine and mishandled the vaccine purchase."

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 Post subject: Re: Bolsonaro
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Oliver Stuenkel @OliverStuenkel

"For the 3rd time since the beginning of the pandemic, Bolsonaro will sack his Health Minister. Whoever gets the job faces the same problem: a president who attacks social distancing measures, recommends bogus medicine and mishandled the vaccine purchase."

https://twitter.com/OliverStuenkel/status/1371142233777389572


AAAAHHH , Those good ol'days of Trump's presidency when thousands died daily and 74 millions didn't care...
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 Post subject: Re: Bolsonaro
PostPosted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:43 am 
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I see that Brazil is now the place with the most daily cases.

USA was first before.
Things are changing in the USA.

If they get rid of Bolsonaro like Americans got rid of Trump, what will happen ?
It's worth a try.
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Looking for Bolsonaro.....

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Let's take a look at what's happening in Brazil as they gear up for the presidential election that they will be holding in 2022.

The situation in Brazil is of interest, in part, because they are a key player in Western Hemisphere affairs. However, they are perhaps of even more interest because current president Jair Bolsonaro is a right-wing, authoritarian populist in the mold of Donald Trump. There was a recent wave of those folks being elected to office: Trump, Bolsonaro, Narendra Modi in India, Boris Johnson in the U.K., etc. And if they begin to drop like flies, then it may suggest the world is coping a bit better with the challenges that put them in office in the first place. Or, at least, that the world has discovered that right-wing, authoritarian populists don't tend to make good leaders.

There were two bits of headline-generating election news from Brazil this week. The first is that one of Bolsonaro's many, many challengers, Eduardo Leite, announced that he is gay. That would be a bold choice in the United States, even despite the legalization of gay marriage and other steps forward in terms of LGBTQ+ acceptance. In a socially conservative, Catholic country like Brazil, though? Very bold, indeed. Leite is not seen as a serious contender for the Brazilian presidency, but he has become a target for Bolsonaro, who just can't resist his instinct to say nasty things about his opponents. And so, the President has declared that he would prefer that his son be dead rather than gay, and has "joked" that Leite "hid federal resources in his backside." Nothing classier than a dripping-with-disdain anal sex reference. Undoubtedly Bolsonaro thinks that such remarks help him with his base, but they may also serve to make him look like a jerk to everyone else.

The other bit of news is that Bolsonaro has been accused of graft while serving in office prior to his presidential term. The scam, called rachadinha in Brazil, involves a high-ranking politician hiring aides, and then skimming part of their salary as part of the deal. It's uncertain how likely someone is to get prosecuted for this; the fact that the Brazilians have a specific word for the scheme hints at a certain tolerance for that behavior. In any case, and stop me if you've heard this before, Bolsonaro cannot be indicted while he's in office.

Just because prison is not in his immediate future (and may not be in his future at all) does not mean that the accusation (and the nasty personal attacks, and mismanaging COVID-19, etc.) won't hurt Bolsonaro with voters, however. And the polling trends are not looking good for him. Up through April, Bolsonaro consistently led his main rival, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) in the polls. But since May, Lula has led in every poll but one, by anywhere from 10 to 42 points. And in that one, Bolsonaro doesn't come out on top of Lula; he just loses to João Doria instead. There still a long time between now and Brazilian Election Day (October 2, 2022), of course, but this election certainly bears watching.

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Eduardo Leite, in my book, is an opportunistic hypocrite who SUPPORTED Bol$onaro, the most homophobic Brazilian, for his arguably dirty election, who is now desperately presented as a 3rd choice, in an attempt from the economical powers to avoid the INEVITABLE victory from LULA who was persecuted by LAWFARE and led us to this disaster (simplistically speaking).

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Bol$onaro has been affected by hiccups for some 10 days now and was admitted into the hospital:

You don't need to understand Portuguese to see he is not well (I mean worse than usual):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKC0jz8RqsE

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Bol$onaro has been affected by hiccups for some 10 days now and was admitted into the hospital:

You don't need to understand Portuguese to see he is not well (I mean worse than usual):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKC0jz8RqsE


everyone knows the cure for hiccups in this case would be for the patient to keep his mouth shut
for ten to fourteen days.....

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 Post subject: Re: Bolsonaro
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Bolsonaro’s ‘banana republic’ military parade condemned by critics

Armoured vehicles roll through streets of Brasília as congress prepares to vote on plans to change Brazil’s voting system



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Critics have denounced Jair Bolsonaro’s “banana republic-style” decision to send combat vehicles on to the streets of Brazil’s capital for a rare military parade in what was widely seen as a beleaguered president’s ham-fisted attempt to project strength.

Bolsonaro, whose ratings have plunged as a result of his chaotic response to the Covid pandemic, looked on from the marble ramp outside the presidential palace as a motorcade of armoured vehicles trundled past on Tuesday morning.

“Ridiculous. Grotesque. Pitiful. Needless. Banana Republic stuff,” tweeted the Brasília-based journalist Brunno Melo as the procession advanced under a perfect blue sky.

The hastily arranged parade – which experts said had no precedent in the years since the restoration of democracy in 1985 – was reportedly ordered by Bolsonaro last Friday and came on the same day members of congress were scheduled to vote on highly controversial Bolsonaro-backed plans to change Brazil’s voting system.

It also followed a succession of incendiary and anti-democratic remarks from Brazil’s leader, an authoritarian-minded former army captain who has said next year’s presidential elections may not happen if the changes are not approved.

“This is an obvious and explicit attempt by Bolsonaro to show that the armed forces are on his side,” said Thaís Oyama, a political journalist who first reported plans for the military mobilisation on Monday.

Oyama called the event “typical Bolsonaro”. She said: “The only language he speaks is provocation. The only thing he understands is threats and chaos. He is obsessed with demonstrating that the armed forces are on his side.”

João Roberto Martins Filho, a leading military expert, said the procession was “completely unheard of” in the nearly four decades since the end of the 1964-85 military dictatorship and was an attempt by Bolsonaro to reaffirm his dominance.

“There are those who say the military chiefs control Bolsonaro … but I think he is utterly uncontrollable,” Martins Filho said.

Opposition politicians from left and right condemned the spectacle, which the defence ministry claimed was held to formally invite Bolsonaro to annual navy training exercises due to start next week near the capital. Those exercises have been held every year since 1988, however, and never before have armoured vehicles been sent to the heart of Brasília, which also houses Brazil’s congress and supreme court.

Alessandro Vieira, a centre-right senator, said it was unacceptable to squander public money on “an empty exhibition of military might”. “Brazil isn’t a toy in the hands of lunatics,” Vieira tweeted.

Sen Simone Tebet denounced the “improper and unconstitutional intimidation” of Brazil’s democratic system.

Omar Aziz, the president of a congressional inquiry into a Covid catastrophe that has killed more than half a million Brazilians, said: “Bolsonaro thinks this shows strength, but it’s actually just evidence of the fragility of a president who is cornered by corruption investigations … and the administrative incompetence that has caused death, hunger and unemployment in the midst of an uncontrolled pandemic.”

Many also regarded the president’s tanqueciata (tank parade) – which lasted only 10 minutes, featured a distinctly limited selection of fume-spewing military hardware, including a single model of Austrian tank, and was attended by only about 100 hardcore Bolsonaro supporters – as a fiasco.

Marcelo Soares, a São Paulo-based journalist, called the pageant a “legitimate show of farce”.

José Roberto de Toledo, a political journalist from the magazine Piauí, compared the procession to the 1959 British comedy The Mouse That Roared, in which the puny Duchy of Grand Fenwick declares war on the US.

“It’s unbelievable … The only explanation is that they are trying to convince congress they need more money for equipment,” Toledo said. “Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined they were capable of something so pathetic. It looks like it was staged by the opposition, or some infiltrated communist.”

Another wit compared the underwhelming cast of vehicles to the cartoon TV series Wacky Races.

Adding to the sense of absurdity, one pro-Bolsonaro lawmaker celebrated Bolsonaro’s parade on Twitter using an image of Chinese tanks processing through Beijing’s Tiananmen Square two years ago to mark the anniversary of Mao Zedong’s 1949 communist revolution.

Martins Filho said it was troubling that the commander of Brazil’s navy – appointed this year after the defence minister and heads of all three branches of the armed forces were forced out by Bolsonaro – had not resigned when asked to stage an “absolutely unnecessary” parade that had badly backfired.

“The comments people are making about the armed forces [today] are absolutely brutal. I just don’t understand how they don’t see the damage this is doing to their image.”

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/aug/10/bolsonaro-banana-republic-military-parade-condemned-by-critics-brazil

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^^ Ok that might not be NY. But here...

The exact moment the enforcement of NY sanitary laws prevented local citizens from being exposed to the virus: this gang was denied entry for one notorious bonehead being unable to provide proof of vaccination. Later on, several people in this picture tested positive.

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In oratory logical fallacy Reductio ad Hitlerum, or laying the Nazi card, "is an attempt to invalidate someone else's position on the basis that the same view was held by Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party. One example would be that since Hitler was against smoking, this implies that someone who is against smoking is a Nazi"...

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