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ziq wrote

Bolsonaro's party still controls both the House and Senate, so this isn't going to make much difference.


monday OP wrote (edited )

Yeah, not even if they had. The alliances he made to win steered the frame more to the right than ever... I am relieved but scared at the same time.

And other thing is that we don't have a clear picture when talking about parties in Brazil. Bolsonaro party is not controlled by him or even by his ideologues, in theory his party is part of what we call Big Center (centrão), anda many of those were aligned with Lula in his first presidency. Cronyism plays a bigger role than ideology, you can see Lula's running mate, a historical right wing politician, member of the Opus Dei the ultra Catholic group and heavy proponent of a more militarized police