Jair Bolsonaro struggling to govern for all Brazilians

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When delivering his inauguration speech, President Jair Bolsonaro talked about uniting all Brazilians. He promised to look after the interests of society as a whole—not just of some privileged groups which made up his electorate. After six months, however, Mr. Bolsonaro’s increasingly paltry approval ratings show that his words haven’t translated into actions.

After six months in office, he is Brazil’s least-popular leader at this stage of his term, with 33 percent rating his administration as either “good or great.” An equal amount of people find him “bad or terrible”—with the...

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