Opinion: Brazil’s Presidential Dilemma, Revisited

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon asks his readers: put yourself in President Dilma’s shoes and ponder what you would do if you were President now. You know your political support has almost vanished and is getting worse. You know the economic austerity program (which you personally loathe) has no chance of success without that support.

You also know that the federal investigators are very close to revealing more and more sordid details . . .

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