Bolsonaro Supporters Greet President Using Nazi-Like Salute

Heil, Bolsonaro? The salute is added to other Nazi symbologies with which the current government has been flirting; Bolsonarists claim that it is "prayer".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Nazi symbols with which the Bolsonaro government and its supporters have flirted have become increasingly obvious. The very slogan of Jair Bolsonaro's campaign in the 2018 election, "Brazil above all, God above all," is a direct reference to a Nazi German catchphrase, "Deutschland über alles," which in English means "Germany above all". The passage was even part of the German national anthem but was removed after the end of World War II.

Last Friday, May 8th, the President's supporters extended their right hand in a greeting to the former reserve captain during Bolsonaro . . .

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