Opinion: Why is There No “Fora Temer” in Brazil?

Recently there have been two attempted parliamentary coups.

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the Curmudgeon explained last year, the phrase “Fora Temer!” is best translated as “anyone but Temer”. You haven’t heard that cry much recently, and the main reason is that there’s nobody out there anyone really wants instead of Temer.

That’s not quite true — the true believers of PT and other leftist parties still want Lula back in power, even though he’s just been sentenced to Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?