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Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon confesses that he’s still addicted to foreign mainstream media, where POTUS Trump has monopolized the news. However, he has recently begun to find grist for his mill in Brazil, and in appointments by chief executives.

Let’s start, briefly, with the City of Rio, where Hizzoner Crivella couldn’t find people he trusts in his cabinet, so he nominated his son, Marcelinho to be his Chief of Staff.

Nepotism!” you cry, but no one listens. Similarly, Crivella appointed his running mate and current Vice-Mayor as Secretary . . .

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