Today: Bolsonaro tries to present himself as a moderate in televised address. Supreme Court rules that Moro was biased in Lula trial. Consumer trust takes a nosedive amid pandemic fears.
Bolsonaro lies as 3,200 Brazilians die
Exactly one year ago, Jair Bolsonaro gave a televised address with a grin on his face. He said there was no need to panic as the coronavirus began spreading in the country, killing just 12 people at that point. He compared Covid-19 to the sniffles and a “little flu,” adding that the virus “would pass quickly” and that “life must go on.”