RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) In a statement on January 21st, in which he shamelessly blamed the population for the surge in Covid cases, Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa drew a surprising conclusion, to say the least: "This is not the time to take advantage of the loopholes in the law and do what should not be done".
In a moment of national agony, Costa referred to the people as transgressors. Most of . . .