Brazilian bishops say president’s rhetoric undermines democracy
August 13, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: The Catholic bishops of Brazil have warned against the “erosion of democracy,” as President Jair Bolsonaro raises questions about the integrity of the country’s voting system. Bolsonaro—who trials his predecessor, Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva, in polls—has complained that voting machines are vulnerable to fraud.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: Randal Mandock -
Aug. 14, 2021 9:29 AM ET USA
You can only shake your head and chuckle. Of course "Crux Now" would devote nearly half the article to promotion of the counter-Catholic Leonardo Boff, and the entirety of the article to anti-Bolsonaro rhetoric. Popular election systems in republics require at least 2 essential components: (1) honest and trustworthy vote counters; (2) reliable, permanent, and unchangeable ballots completed only by those authorized by the Constitution to vote. Voter ID, paper ballots, integrity make this possible