RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On September 1st, last year, no one paid any attention to a message on Facebook threatening then federal deputy Jair Bolsonaro.
The author wrote that he would test the "bravery" of the PSL candidate for the presidency of the republic when the two would meet and that he "deserved" to be shot in the head.
Nobody paid attention to the post because threats of this kind are almost invariably nothing but ranting. No one gave it any credit since the author, an unemployed waiter, also used to publish disjointed texts and utterly meaningless conspiracy theories on . . .