Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the interests of transparency, The Curmudgeon confesses that he is a practicing member of the world’s second oldest profession, one which has inspired playwrights to fits of giddiness (“the first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers”—Henry VI, Part II, Act IV). However, he is appalled by the reaction to President Dilma’s proposal to import foreign doctors to Brazil.
The Brazilian Medical Association, which has . . .