The next Brazilian presidential elections are not until 2018; in lieu of a popular uprising that forces earlier elections, these men will control Brazil’s economic future. The new names will satisfy many Brazil observers who would like to see the country move in a less interventionist direction.
The joke is up. During this tumultuous time period, Brazil has done irreversible damage to its democratic legacy. While the sizzling drama ensures most of us focus on the short-term, these acts have guaranteed Brazil real trouble in the long-term.