Opinion by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Immediately after his formal swearing-in as Brazil’s President, Jair Messias Bolsonaro gave two speeches. The first was to the assembled Legislative branch and was full of the usual bla-bla-bla about unity and working together, creating a renewed Brazil, etc.
The second speech was made from a marble pulpit (called a “Parlatório”) jutting out from the Planalto Palace; here Bolsonaro showed a distinct . . .