Brazil’s Bolsonaro: How’s He Doing After 100 Days? Part I: Foreign Affairs

Curmudgeon believes the image Brazil is projecting is depressing.

Opinion by Michael Royster

São Paulo, SP – On April 10, Jair Messias Bolsonaro will commemorate (or perhaps just remember) his first 100 days in office as Brazil's President. It is customary for pollsters and pundits to analyze presidential performance and public opinion during that period; the Curmudgeon is unable to resist the temptation.

A Data Folha survey last week indicated that 32 precent of those polled thought he was excellent/good, 30 percent thought he was bad/terrible, while 33 percent thought he was so-so/okay/average ("regular"): in short, a three-way tie between . . .

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