Bolsonaro Goes All In On Trump. Isolation May Await

By Brian Winter

Brazil’s government seems ready for a fight, regardless of the economic damage it may cause, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief.

Jair Bolsonaro has bought 210 million tickets aboard the USS Trump, and is determined to sail himself and his fellow Brazilians wherever it goes — even if it’s to the bottom of the sea That’s the inescapable conclusion from the past week, which has seen Brazil’s president, his family and his foreign minister double down on what they see as a pro-Christian, anti-globalist alliance whose power project will not be diminished merely because of a “stolen” (their word) election The implications for the Amazon, Brazil’s place in the world and its relationship with Joe Biden are still...

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