Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. Fish are jumpin’…” George Gershwin knew all about Brazilian politics. On the summery first day of March 2012, President Dilma (“the Big D”) should have been ashamed of herself. Sadly, she wasn’t, according to her doppelganger Ideli (the “Little D”).
One day later, at a ceremony transferring the command of the Ministry of Fishing and Aquiculture, the Big D milked out a tear, but it wasn . . .