Now we know why perhaps his big outdoor rally was cancelled. I have been scouting the rags, and minimal if any coverage.
Sporting Che Guevera T-Shirts, radical leftist protestors “associated with the Socialist Workers Party, PSTU,” launched Molotov cocktails in front of the U.S. consulate to protest President Obama’s arrival in Rio. Military police fired rubber bullets at the crowd, using tear gas and billy clubs to chase away the violent, socialist and oh-so-intolerant protesters. It seems the Left is never satisfied. What’s a radical left-wing president to do?
What is most ironic about the Brazil protests is that the PSTU is a hard core socialist party in Brazil. While anti-Obama protests in the US consider Obama a socialist, the socialists in Brazil consider him a yankee capitalist, the bane of the Latin American left … PSTU says the protest is to bring “American imperialism” to the attention of the millions of Brazilians … Big Journalism