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Brazilian lawmaker and professional clown won't run for reelection: he feels ashamed of his colleagues

Monday, December 11th 2017 - 19:29 UTC
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A professional clown in Brazil who ran for congress and won by a huge margin says he will not stand again in 2018. Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva, better known as Tiririca, is coming to the end of his second term in the Chamber of Deputies. Read full article

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  • golfcronie

    It is the same in the EU, you turn up sign your name then go home and you get £ 350 per session
    Talk about a gravy train, no wonder the UK wants to leave the EU

    Dec 11th, 2017 - 10:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cryptojane

    Tiririca is the only honest member of congress.

    Dec 12th, 2017 - 09:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Honest ? must be joking....while he told his peers how disappointed he was with them and all the corruption, he forgot to mention that he habitually used his congressional allowance to pay for airfares while travelling the country with his troupe, to perform his shows...he may not be involved in any of the 'lavajato' type corruption, but that must be just because of the lack of oppportunity.

    Dec 12th, 2017 - 09:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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    @JB

    As such, there is NO shortage of clowns in Politics! :o))

    Dec 15th, 2017 - 12:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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