Opinion

Brazilian military’s creeping influence over the government

Brazilian military's creeping influence over the government democracy
The Brazilian military is raising the tone
Brazilian military's creeping influence over the government
The Brazilian military is raising the tone

During an interview this week, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso took a hit at incumbent Michel Temer. Following Temer’s decision to appoint an army general as the interim Minister of Defense, Cardoso said that “only weak administrations ask the generals for help.”

Cardoso has a point.

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