The Buck Stops Here




Published on Jun 2, 2020

When Bolsonaro was stabbed during his presidential campaign, he demanded to be transported to Albert Einstein Hospital. The paramedics preferred to take him to a privately owned closer hospital commonly chosen by the country’s most senior politicians. But Bolsonaro insisted he be taken to Albert Einstein Hospital, believing that a Jewish hospital was the only place he would be safe. It was in that hospital bed that Bolsonaro was given a gift he'd never forget.

In their continuing series on fake nationalism, Jazz and James discuss the origins of the dollar bill Bolsonaro carries with him everywhere.

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