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The 'Trump effect' reaches Brazil

 10/08/2018 - 11:04
Supporters of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party (PSL) meet on Sunday, September 30, 2018 on Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo (Brazil). Followers participated in an act of support for the far-right Bolsonaro, leader in the polls for the presidential elections in October in Brazil. EFE/Sebastião Moreira.

A new despotism, racism, homophobia, and a war against political correctness are all part of the presidential campaign of Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a former military officer who has garnered the necessary votes to reach the final stretch of the presidential elections in Brazil. The parallels with the U.S. president are such that the international community can’t help but draw a cause-and-effect relationship.

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