Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), celebrate after Bolsonaro wins the presidential race, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters

With Jair Bolsonaro victory, disillusioned Brazilians swap politics of hope for politics of anger

  • Brazil’s voters followed a trend evident in embattled democracies around the world
  • Bolsonaro’s candidacy benefited from preference among voters for a maverick ‘disrupter’
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Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), celebrate after Bolsonaro wins the presidential race, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Reuters
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