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Bolsonaro Has Words for Hollywood Wannabes

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday erupted in a Twitter rant against actor Leonardo DiCaprio and other celebrity environmental activists after DiCaprio complained about Amazon deforestation growing worse during Bolsonaro’s administration.

“You again, Leo? This way, you will become my best electoral cable, as we say in Brazil!” Bolsonaro snarked, referring to his previous online feuds with the high-living celebrity activist.

“I could tell you, again, to give up your yacht before lecturing the world, but I know progressives: you want to change the entire world but never yourselves, so I will let you off the hook,” Bolsonaro hectored DiCaprio, mocking his titanic personal carbon footprint…

“But don’t worry, Leo, unlike the places you are pretending not to see by brilliantly playing the role of a blind man, Brazil is and will carry on being the nation that most preserves. You can carry on playing with your Hollywood star toys as we do our job,” Bolsonaro said combatively.

“Actually, in my government average deforestation is way lower than it was in the past, when the crook turned candidate that your Brazilian buddy supports was in power,” he taunted. Read more…

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