Opinion: Justice who systematically attacks Bolsonaro appointed as Electoral Court president in Brazil

Justice Alexandre de Moraes, in charge of several cases against Jair Bolsonaro, will lead Brazil's Superior Electoral Court during the October elections.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) The plenary of Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) unanimously elected Justice Alexandre de Moraes, rapporteur of several cases against Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro.

Bolsonaro’s most aggressive opponent is now the one overseeing the elections in October. Be prepared for backlash.

The appointment of Moraes is downplayed as a routine formality carried out by the Supreme Court. But don’t be fooled. It is a hostile act . . .

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