RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "I'm a liberal and I didn't know it." This is the conclusion that groups defining themselves as liberals in Brazil want their speakers to reach when the subject is politics.
The new wave of liberalism in the country, comprising groups such as the Livre ("Free") Party, Movimento Brasil Livre ("Free Brazil Movement") and Students for Liberty Brazil ("SFLB"), emerges together with the erosion of the left-wing and seeks to make room in the Brazilian right-wing, with its main strategy different from Jair Bolsonaro's government.
The underlying reason is to distance themselves . . .