Opinion by Michael Royster

RIBERÃO PRETO, BRAZIL — The latest pronouncement from stargazer Olavo de Carvalho (aka Oily Oakentree) was that he would stop shaking scatological acorns down into Belindia, where the Bad News Bairns (aka Zero 1, Zero 2 and Zero 3) could read, mark and inwardly digest them before Tweeting or Zapping them off to bamboozled Bozominions.

Perhaps it’s true; perhaps he really will climb back inside his ivory tower, having earned the Order of the Grand Cross Award from his disciple. However, there are disturbing signs that his influence will not lessen.

In fact, one could . . .

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