Edge of democracy

edited June 2019 in Other TV
Just listened to the recent edge of democracy review, and felt that i should clarify a couple of things:
- there's no evidence and no charge that Dilma dos anything to enrich herself.
- Lula was convicted and arrested for supposedly accepting an apartment as bribes, but the major news out of Brazil right now is that the judge who sentenced him was in cahoots with the prosecution and protected opposition politicians. Unfortunately the story broke after this documentary was ready.

As a small sample of the story. The intercept days that their files are larger than Snowden's

The corruption, which was undeniable, was the bribing of opposition to vote for certain laws. So it was less personal enrichment and more of that.

As an aside, it is important to note that a lot of that corruption is legal in the US. Lula's apartment thing, for example, is essentially the same as Scott Pruitt renting a lobbyist apartment in DC for 50 bucks a month.

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