Lula Criticizes Bolsonaro to Garner Support for Municipal Elections in 2020

Contrary to those who hoped for a conciliatory tone towards the center, the newly freed Lula invested this weekend in the Workers' Party (PT) congress in strengthening the profile of the hard left to oppose the government of right-wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - He had already warned, contrary to his usual practice, when he had finished reading a meticulously prepared speech. "They don't know what it's like to face a 74-year-old man in love," former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva proclaimed in front of an audience on a stage where he was flanked by the ruling Workers' Party and his girlfriend, a PT militant . . .

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