Opinion: Brazil’s Theater of the Absurd: Bolsonaro says “our” Army will hit the streets

The commander-in-chief said he has a plan to carry this out, but gave no details. As a purely hypothetical exercise, this writer will offer some "messianic" musings as to what that plan might include.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – (Opinion) Last week and this, while railing against the “cowardly” restrictions on people’s movements by local governments during the pandemic, Jair “Messias” Bolsonaro said that, if needed, “our” armed forces would “take to the streets” so as to guarantee the people’s constitutional right to go and come freely; to work; and to attend religious services.

The commander-in-chief said he has a plan to carry this out, but gave no details. As a purely hypothetical exercise, this writer will offer some "messianic" musings as to what that plan might include.

1) What could . . .

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