Opinion: The Curmudgeon on Chutzpah in Brazil

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday’s headlines brought the news that former President Lula told the world that PT has lost its way, lost its faith; in short, lost its “utopia”. According to him, PT members only think about “public positions, sinecures, being elected”. According to him, PT members need to decide if they want to save their skins, their jobs, or their projects.

This latest pronouncement surpasses, in chutzpah content, almost anything Lula’s ever said in the past — no mean task, we may say en passant. For if anyone is to blame . . .

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