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Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Amazon fires rage on

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President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro went to a comedy club.As the president’s pre-recorded speech to the nation explaining how he planned to use the army to fight the fires – while simultaneously insisting the rate of burning forest was nothing out of the ordinary – was broadcast on television on Friday night, he was at a standup show in Brasília by right-wing Christian comic Jonathan Nemer. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/24/bolsonaro-enjoys-comedy-club-outing-as-brazils-wildfire-crisis-rages-on

Author : Dom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

Publish date : 2019-08-24 18:26:44

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