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“I've seen this pattern before in Brazilian politics,” he said. “There's a herd mentality that doesn't take account of the complexity and unpredictability of political processes in Brazil.”
All over the country, Brazilians gathered in private homes to watch the vote, or sat on blankets in the streets in front of large TV screens streaming the event.
The run-up to the impeachment proceedings on Sunday against President Dilma Rousseff has taken on the air of an imminent World Cup final.
"Our democracy is becoming more fragile."
Erickson is a simple beat cop, no gold stars weighing down his shirt pockets; just a regular guy working swing shifts. But he has been identified by the GOP as one of its 18 young rising stars.
"All sorts of cases come across his desk, from those involving police brutality to racial discrimination and even inmate deaths. But one of his primary jobs these days is, well, pot management."
Who would have guessed that the answer for the wishy-washy traveler in all of us is actually not an app but good old-fashioned ingenuity, provided by loopholes that the travel industry hopes you won't figure out.
A day like this is happening only because of a little-noticed oddity of America's laws on mobile homes, a system that offers this group of people the least protection of anyone else in housing.