Analysis: Bolsonaro’s Recent Focus on Poorest Population Stymies the Opposition

The wealthy adopted him two years ago to defeat the PT (Workers' Party). The middle class too, but it has always been unreliable. Now, he seeks reelection with the vote of the poorest. What will be at stake in 2022.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Jair Bolsonaro was elected President with the vote of the wealthiest. He seeks reelection with the vote of the poorest. The wealthy adopted him two years ago to defeat the PT (Workers' Party). The middle class too, but it has always been unreliable.

Thus, Bolsonaro may . . .

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