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Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Right-wing ex-army captain and presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro is a controversial figure in Brazil, not least for a series of comments about torture, rape, homosexuals and women.

Ahead of the October 7 election first round, AFP takes a look at some of 63-year-old's most eye-catching comments.

- Torture -

-- "The dictatorship's mistake was to torture but not kill." -- Interview with Jovem Pan radio station, June 2016.

- "During the dictatorship, they should have shot 30,000 corrupt people, starting with the (then) President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, which would have been a great gain for the nation." -- Guotes carried by TV Bandeirantes, May 1999.

-- "For the memory of colonel Carlos Alberto Brilhante Ustra, the terror of Rousseff... my vote is yes!" -- After voting in favor of impeaching then-president Dilma Rousseff, a former guerrilla who was tortured under the military dictatorship, Bolsonaro dedicated his vote to retired colonel Ustra, the former head of the military dictatorship's intelligence services accused of having killed at least six people under torture.

- Killing -

-- "We're going to shoot the PT supporters in Acre." -- During a Workers' Party (PT) electoral meeting in the western state on September 1. His communications department subsequently said: "it was a joke, as always."

- Religion -

-- "God above all. This history of a secular state doesn't exist, no. The state is Christian and those who are against it can leave. The minority must bow to the majority." -- A meeting in Paraiba, February 2017.

- Race -

-- "I went to a quilombola (a settlement of African slave descendants) in Eldorado Paulista. The lightest Afro-descendent weighed seven arrobas (around 80 kilograms, 225 pounds). They don't do anything. They're no use even to procreate." -- During a conference at Rio de Janeiro's Hebrew Club following a visit to a quilombola.

-- "Preta, I'm not going to talk about promiscuity with anyone. I won't run that risk, because my sons were brought up very well and they haven't lived in environments such as is, unfortunately, yours." -- When singer and presenter Preta Gil, the daughter of renowned musician Gilberto Gil, asked him on TV Bandeirantes in March 2011 how he would react if one of his sons fell in love with a black woman. Later, Bolsonaro said he'd misheard the question and thought it referred to a possible homosexual relationship.

- Women -

-- "It saddens me to see the entrepreneurial world in Brazil, because it's a misfortune to be a boss in our country, with so many labor laws. Between a man and a young woman, what will the entrepreneur think? 'Damn, this woman's got a ring on her finger, she'll be pregnant soon, she'll be on maternity leave for six months...' Who's going to pay the bill? The employer. In the end it's deducted from social security but the work rhythm is broken. And when she returns, she'll take a month-long vacation. In the end, she works five months in one year." -- Interview with Zero Hora newspaper, December 2014.

- Rape -

-- "She doesn't deserve to be raped because she's very ugly. She's not my type, I'd never rape her. I'm not a rapist, but if I was, I wouldn't rape her because she doesn't deserve it." -- Bolsonaro speaking to Zero Hora in December 2014, explaining why he previously told leftist deputy, Maria do Rosario: "I wouldn't rape you, you don't deserve it."

- Homosexuals -

-- "I wouldn't be able to love a gay son. I wouldn't be a hypocrite, I'd prefer a son to die in an accident than appear with a moustacho." -- Interview with Playboy magazine, June 2011

Jair Bolsonaro, Yahoo! News 15 Comments [10/11/2018 1:51:54 PM]
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Citizen Justin

Just another puke like Duterte. Or Trump.

10/11/2018 2:19:08 PM


@Citizen Justin

Duterte may be a raging sexist, authoritarian hypocrite, but at least he's got the courtesy of showing how wrong Pacquiao was when Pacquiao said that gay people were worse than animals. I doubt Bolsonaro would even remotely do something along those lines.

10/11/2018 3:26:20 PM

Shows just how tyrannical fascists really are. And how easily Christianity can be used by tyrants. But I guess as long as he isn't Muslim it's ok eh Chopurcockuv?

10/11/2018 3:53:08 PM


I hope that Brazilians are intelligent enough to give tell this guy to go climb the "Christ The Redeemer" statue and JUMP!

10/11/2018 7:38:32 PM


why he previously told leftist deputy, Maria do Rosario: "I wouldn't rape you, you don't deserve it."

Appears that JB "forgot" that rape is like in Unforgiven: "Deserve's got nothing to do with it!"

10/12/2018 1:51:43 AM

"She doesn't deserve to be raped because she's very ugly. She's not my type, I'd never rape her. I'm not a rapist, but if I was, I wouldn't rape her because she doesn't deserve it."

Had already WTFed this bitch, but on reading that, I had to say it allowed. Fucking seriously, "I'm not a rapist, but I wouldn't rape the ugly bitch." So . . . if she's sexy as hell, you'd rape her, but you're still not a rapist?

10/12/2018 2:47:46 AM


The minority must bow to the majority?
Women, gay men, non-Christians and non-whites are more people than white, heterosexual, Christian men. Prepare to bow down low, dearie.

In Sweden, both men and women go on parental leave, up to 16 months per child. Men and women are still employed.
I've had a wedding-ring on my finger for 21 years, I have still never been on maternity leave. One of my sisters-in-law has only an engagement ring on her finger, and she has been on two maternity leaves.

Deserve to be raped? You don't deserve to be raped either, Jair, you're too stupid (and too ugly, according to the picture in Wikipedia).
(Not that anyone, except perhaps known rapists, ever deserve to be raped.)

10/12/2018 3:04:36 AM

Doubting Thomas

It's like he's the Brazilian Trump. I only hope their electorate isn't as stupid as half of ours was.

10/12/2018 5:27:54 AM

Doubting Thomas


Deserve to be raped?

Obviously if it's a legitimate rape.

10/12/2018 5:29:58 AM

The Crimson Ghost

What's with the outbreak of right wing crackpots in government positions lately? Where is this coming from? Are these...things coming out of some portal from another dimension, or is there some sort of generator, like how the enemy respawns?

10/12/2018 9:13:25 AM


What's with the outbreak of right wing crackpots in government positions lately? Where is this coming from?

Vlad Putin's been feeding right wing crackpots and right wing crackpot parties cash for the past three years. It's been found in Britain, France and the US. That's probably not every instance, either.

That, plus the sudden rise of the insane "alt-right" across the world (aided by guys like Steve Bannon who want to burn the entire world down and remake it), and suddenly the right wing wackos have a louder voice than they have in years.

10/12/2018 7:40:54 PM


Brazilians, I HOPE you show some sense @ the polling booth! You'll regret it if you vote in this Muppet.

Seriously that comment reminds me of the case of a teenage girl, kidnapped by a serial killer couple, who told her: “We’ll only rape you if you’re good.”

10/12/2018 8:10:14 PM



Yup; It's V-Poo all the way. The weirdo fancies himself a real-life "Ernst Stavro Blofeld" (despite ironically resembling a dorkier Daniel Craig clone that 'came out wrong') and wants to....[scare chord]....TAKE OVER THE WORLD!


10/13/2018 3:13:01 PM

The Crimson Ghost

I always thought Vlad looks like DC's retarded older brother.

Apologies to 007.

But some day, Vlad will die. That thought fills me with joy. Maybe I'll even indulge in a little Stoli when the day comes.

10/13/2018 8:14:59 PM


Los Angeles: 2028

London: 1908

London: 1948

London: 2012

Seoul: 1988

Pyeongchang: 2018

Los Angeles: 1984

The IOC take certain things into account, Jail Bollocks.

Tokyo: 1964

Tokyo: 2020

Rio: 2016

I'm sure the Brazilian electorate will take one thing into account.

10/14/2018 7:42:29 PM

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