Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Um Palhaco Brasileiro No Financial Times

PS: Apostei que ele ganharia por mais de 1 milhao de votos e ganhei um jantar.

Brazil’s clown politician loses his smile

Brazilian newly elected federal deputy Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva, known as clown Titririca, giving the thumbs up. The Brazilian singer, author and artist was elected to represent the state of Sao Paulo in the congress with a record of 1.348.295 ballots in October 3, 2010©AFP
Arriving outside the Brasília office of Tiririca, Brazil’s celebrity clown turned congressman, you have to navigate a crowd of people to reach the door.
Holed up inside, Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva (Tiririca is his stage name), explains that every day up to 150 fans enter the national Congress building simply to take photos with him.
“You pass whole days here doing nothing, just waiting to vote on something while people argue and argue,” he says.
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