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Brazil is a Preview of Coming Elections
Bolsonaro is attempting to steal his at gunpoint
One of President Jair Bolsonaro’s deputies, Carla Zambelli, chased a supporter of her opponent into a restaurant at gunpoint.
Normalization of political violence is a late stage symptom of a failing nation-state.
While Lula is no particular prize, he’s an improvement over the fascist Trump clone that’s been running Brazil.
It’s a close election, but the QAnon+ cult is already preparing Brazilian Big Lie propaganda, just as they are in the US. This is in the chat room of the owner of the main QAnon website 8chan, Jim Watkins.
Democracies around the globe are being stress-tested. What’s happening in Brazil is happening here. How Brazil handles this attack on the results of its election and what we learn from it may be critical to saving American democracy.
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