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Despite legal setbacks, Lula reiterates his intention to run for a third presidential term

Friday, May 11th 2018 - 09:05 UTC
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Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva reiterated on Thursday his intention to run for a third presidential term. Lula was jailed on April 7 and is serving a sentence of 12 years and one month for corruption and money laundering. Read full article


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    ALL he has to do is promise the Armed Forces; the votes from the ignorant masses - the problem is solved!

    May 12th, 2018 - 03:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    The rich and powerful are but a few in relation to the general population; therefore, to elect their well-off representatives they must trick the majority into believe they will represent the interests of the majority. To have better chances, they must also convince the population's majority that popular candidates are not good--for example, they are corrupt. If they can find judges willing to certify the corruption, the trick is done as the said candidate is taking out of circulation.

    Looks like said candidate and the 'ignorant masses' in Brazil could make the shrewd scheme fail this time.

    May 13th, 2018 - 05:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
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    REF: “If they can find judges willing to certify the corruption”:

    Why CERTIFY? Isn't it perfectly LEGAL already?

    REF: @colunadoestadao
    “Mesmo preso, Lula ainda pode ter dois ou quatro assessores à disposição. Os oito custam hoje aos cofres públicos cerca de R$ 1,1 milhão por ano só com salários. Atrás das grades, ainda pode gastar R$ 550 mil com as remunerações”

    May 13th, 2018 - 12:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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