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Why has support for Operation Car Wash reached an all-time low?

Why has support for Operation Car Wash reached an all-time low?
Demonstration in support for Operation Car Wash

With 52 phases, 2,476 criminal proceedings, 175 plea bargain agreements, 204 convictions, BRL 38.1 billion in restitution requests and a Netflix series, Operation Car Wash is the biggest corruption investigation in the history of Brazil, Latin America, and quite possibly the world.

In the four years since its inception, Operation Car Wash has gathered significant support from the Brazilian public, symbolized by right-wing groups organizing huge street protests in defense of the investigations and head Car Wash judge Sérgio Moro. However, a series of opinion polls...

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