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Brazil – did they really say that?

News site compiles “politically incorrect” quotes from Brazilian politicians

Inspired by the recent apparently racist statements by congressman Jair Bolsonaro, the news site Terra decided to compile a slide show of some of the shockingly inappropriate things Brazilian politicians have said. If you don’t speak Portuguese, it’s worth trying with google translate. Some standouts:

“If you’re feeling a sexual urge, rape but don’t kill,” said federal congressman Paulo Maluf.

“Women work on their back and rest on their feet,” said Clodovil Hernandes, a federal congressman elected from Sao Paulo

“Who hasn’t had a mistress that needed an abortion?” asked Rio de Janeiro state Governor Sergio Cabral when arguing for legalizing abortion in Brazil.


 

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/bric-yard/brazil-–-did-they-really-say

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