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Opinion: Geraldo Alckmin, from trying to wrest the presidency from Lula de Silva to his right-hand man

By Sebastian Fest

(Opinion) "After ruining the country, Lula da Silva wants to return to power, to the place of crime".

A quote from Jair Bolsonaro? No, from Geraldo Alckmin.

It's almost identical to remarks the current president has made in recent months to put down his rival and was heard in 2006 in a pre-election debate this year in which Alckmin opposed... Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Da Silva won that election and is now both Alckmin's boss and political partner.

A real treat for Brazil's two-time president, who a few months ago . . .

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