Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, August 2nd, the Chamber of Deputies will take a roll call vote of its members to determine whether the STF should be allowed to try President Temer while he is in office. While it’s important to note what is at stake in this vote, it’s even more important to identify what is NOT at stake.
What is definitely NOT at stake is Temer’s guilt or innocence. That requires a trial by the STF. If the Chamber decides, by 342 votes or more, to permit the trial to . . .