Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The title is misleading, because there are several power struggles currently enlivening denizens of Brasília, commentators and editors. One is between Lula and Dilma, or, put another way, between two wings of PT. Another is between PMDB and PT; related to it is one between two wings of PMDB.

Yet another is the struggle between Congress and the President. The President has vetoed several pieces of legislation, allegedly financially disastrous. Chief offender is a law that would create hundreds of new counties. There are now over 5,700 of these scattered . . .

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