Although as many as 4,000 people die from Covid-19 in the country every day, the far-right president is under attack for his management of the epidemic, criticized by allies, and very weak on the international stage.
It’s closed. No cameras or reporters. This is the result of the oath ceremony of the seven new ministers of the Brazilian government on Tuesday, April 6, and this is the result of the major restructuring decision announced by Jair Bolsonaro at the end of March. The president in charge of presiding over the ceremony was inclined to have too much discretion and remained silent on the noise. Signs of the difficult times that his authority is going through.
In this early autumn in the south, how far is the happy time of being on stage. That was January 2019, two years ago. The captain with a flamboyant personality, with more than 570,000 votes was widely elected, then landed in Brasilia. Wrapped in a green and gold scarf, national color, the newly elected official swears he is minister in the public and cheers. Bolsonaro’s “myth” is at the top.
After half a semester, the contrast is amazing. In early April, the populist leaders fell into desperation. Dissatisfied with the handling of this pandemic due to criticism from allies, became a wanderer on the international stage and threatened to regain power by the left. “Bolsonaro is more isolated than ever before”, University of São Paulo (USP) police officer Fernando Limongi pointed out.
No more smiles and charms. At the highest point of the state, the atmosphere is depressing. “Everything depends on a small number of faithful believers”, Continue researcher. Now, in the silence of the huge concrete palace in Brasilia, the decision was made after closing the door. What makes insomniac President Jair Bolsonaro (Jair Bolsonaro) paranoid alone, he sleeps on the bedside table with a gun.
The core of the criticism is the catastrophic management of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to data from the XP-Ipespe Institute, 48% of Brazilians today have a negative attitude towards government actions, which is 17 points higher than six months ago. Some of his closest allies condemned the attitude of the hypothetical skeptic Jair Bolsonaro. “treatment method [à la crise politique] It’s well-known, and it’s all bitter. Some are fatal! “Therefore, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Arthur Lira, has recently threatened the possibility of impeachment without concealing it.
The leaders of Centrao are a group of small parties without ideology. They dominate the parliament. Bolsonaro formed an alliance with the parliament in 2020. Mr. Lira is also the voice of the economic elite, worried about the pandemic. On March 21, more than 500 economists, bankers and business leaders signed an open letter requesting more effective measures against Covid-19. The first award in this field won unanimous praise from Bolsonaro in 2018.
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