Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This is written on Friday the 13th of November, which may or may not be coincidental. Today, the Presiding Justice of the Brazilian Supreme Court, Ricardo Lewandowski, showed his true colors and the reason Lula appointed him in 2006: his remit was to ensure that the Lula/Dilma axis continued in power.
Justice Lewandowski was a lawyer in São Bernardo do Campo, Lula’s stomping grounds, one of the most corrupt local governments in all Brazil (which is saying something). Tired of practicing law, he joined the municipal government, and there . . .