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Opinion: the media and pollsters, the big losers of the first round in Brazil

By Orlando Avendaño*

(Opinion) Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won the first round of Brazil's elections on Sunday against his challenger, current President Jair Bolsonaro.

However, it was not a resounding triumph for da Silva, as pollsters and the media claimed.

Ultimately, they are the day's big losers: the media and the pollsters.

Because Jair Bolsonaro did not lose, even if they tried to sell it that way.

More than one media outlet will comment and lie to sing their own praises.

In no poll did Lula da Silva have a lead of fewer than 9 . . .

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