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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Tells Country to Stop 'Whining' as Deaths Top 260,000

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Against that backdrop, Bolsonaro’s comments – widely seen as designed to distract from awkward reports about his son’s purchase of a luxury mansion – caused outrage.

“Impeachment and jail for this crook,” tweeted Ciro Gomes, a prominent leftist rival, calling Bolsonaro “the gravedigger of Brazil”.

The composer Zeca Baleiro tweeted: “A president who says ‘stop whining and fussing’ at the most critical, painful and heart-rending moment the Brazilian people have faced since the start of the pandemic isn’t just a bungling politician, a bad man or a moron. He’s an incurable sociopath.”

From live.staticflickr.com: Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) e Donald Trump encontram-se em Nova York, antes da abertura da Assembleia Geral das Naes Unidas. 'Obrigado pela considerao, presidente', disse Bolsonaro no Twitter (Foto: Alan Santos/PR)
Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) e Donald Trump encontram-se em Nova York, antes da abertura da Assembleia Geral das Naes Unidas. 'Obrigado pela considerao, presidente', disse Bolsonaro no Twitter (Foto: Alan Santos/PR)
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