Opinion: Bovinity and Puppetry, Petrobras in Brazil, a Smidgen

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bovinity has been defined as: “the state or quality of being like a cow or ox, especially in the sense of being dull, stolid, and slow-witted.” The Curmudgeon submits that, in a word, Dilma’s been positively bovine about Petrobras.

She is over-impressed by its symbolic and historic importance, so she seems to think that the Sacred Cow can simply stand there, dull, stolid and slow-witted, chewing its cud, and all will be well. She tried to get the current Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?