Bolsonaro continues to wreak havoc in Brazil as the year comes to an end. His popularity reached a new low, however, and the electoral chessboard begins to take shape with alliances being negotiated for the October 2022 elections.
Bolsonaro may end up isolated—he is already starting to see his ship being abandoned by leaders of the Centrão (Big Center), the set of physiological right-wing parties that guarantee his support and that of basically any other administration in exchange for public funds, jobs, and other favors.
But isolated or not, the President still has control of the state machine and does not hesitate to use it.
Full article at Latino Rebels’ website. Date of publication: 29/12/2021.