Political conflicts over the leadership of the Coronavirus pandemic policy in Brazil are just a corollary of what has seen as the “new normal” of politics under the Bolsonaro administration. In democracy, the clash of ideas and the plural confrontation of positions and perspectives are admitted, but what we have seen crosses any line ever drawn. The political-institutional crisis has undermined the chances of sensible dialogue and threatens (or precludes) the solution to the country’s pressing problems. The moment is truly serious and we have lacked true leadership and consistency, as the analyzes and graphs of possible scenarios intend to demonstrate.
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