The stupid, it burns. Brazil’s president is warning state governors that if they take aggressive measures to contain the coronavirus, they will be committing a crime:
[Brazilian President Jair] Bolsonaro says his response to the disease matches that of President Donald Trump in the U.S., but the Brazilian leader has gone further, labeling the virus as “a little flu” and saying state governors’ aggressive measures to halt the disease were crimes. [emphasis added]
Actually, his response goes way beyond Trump’s in callousness and stupidity, but don’t tell that to Trump, because he can’t stand being second-worst.
Still, for now, at least, Bolsonaro manages to outdo Trump in both categories, hard as it may be to believe: