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Judi Lynn

(161,470 posts)
Sun Oct 21, 2018, 02:12 AM Oct 2018

Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate

Source: Associated Press

Stan Lehman, Associated Press
Updated 7:30 pm CDT, Saturday, October 20, 2018

Photo: Eraldo Peres, AP

Women carry signs that read in Portuguese "Dictatorship Never Again" during a protest called "Women against Bolsonaro," in Brasilia, Brazil, on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Women and left-wing militants held protests across the country against the right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.

SAO PAULO (AP) — Thousands of people took to the streets in Brazil Saturday to protest the candidacy of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro, shouting "Not him!" which has become the rallying cry against the far-right former army captain.

In Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and 24 other cities, large crowds filled avenues and squares a week before the Oct. 28 second-round vote polls suggest Bolsonaro is likely to win.

Bolsonaro, who has angered many Brazilians by praising the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship and making comments offensive to gays, women the far-right former army captain.

In front of the Sao Paulo Art Museum, people beat drums and waved gay pride flags as they denounced Bolsonaro. Many carried cardboard signs bearing Haddad's name and photo.

Read more: https://www.chron.com/news/world/article/Thousands-rally-against-leading-Brazilian-13323551.php#photo-16367050

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Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate (Original Post) Judi Lynn Oct 2018 OP
Most likely, too little, too late. I can't understand for the life of me how Guy Whitey Corngood Oct 2018 #1

Guy Whitey Corngood

(26,570 posts)
1. Most likely, too little, too late. I can't understand for the life of me how
Sun Oct 21, 2018, 02:16 AM
Oct 2018

according to polls Lula would win it easily. Yet this fucking sociopathic buffoon is poised to do the same.

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