UPDATE: Bolsonaro’s assassin liked an ANTIFA page on Facebook:
— Paulo Smith ?? ?? ?? (@pecunia55) September 7, 2018
— Dan i3 (@Dan_i3BR) September 6, 2018
UPDATE: Bolsonaro is now in stable condition. He is expected to be in the hospital for 7 to 10 days.
UPDATE: Red Elephants on the assassination attempt:
I’m working on confirming this.
— The Right Answer (@TheRight_Answer) September 6, 2018
UPDATE: NOT a superficial wound. Keep Bolsonaro in your prayers.
Jair Bolsonaro, the presidential frontrunner described as “the Donald Trump of Brazil,” was stabbed today during a campaign event, and the leader of his party says “now it’s war” https://t.co/4r9bigsgbe
— Chris (@chrstphr_woody) September 6, 2018
Son of presidential candidate @jairbolsonaro says his father's injuries more serious than initially realized as he was stabbed in the liver, lung and intestine but now is in stable condition. https://t.co/wT1Uv8tR3B
— Steve Herman (@W7VOA) September 6, 2018
Unbelieveable story. Bolsonaro's son says he arrived almost dead at hospital. https://t.co/3TSugYHH2I
— Mia Alberti (@mialberti) September 6, 2018
Hospital confirms #Bolsonaro undergoing surgery for stabbing. GloboNews TV said reported he has a serious liver injury. Folha said his liver was perforated and he lost blood. Campaign aide says they do not know how serious his condition is #Brazil #eleicoes2018
— Anthony Boadle (@AnthonyBoadle) September 6, 2018
Jair Bolsonaro just survived an assassination attempt in Brazil:
Juiz de Fora, há pouco! pic.twitter.com/Z3M9S1pz6E
— Blog do Noblat (@BlogdoNoblat) September 6, 2018
Brazilian presidencial candidate Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed with a knife in the stomach during his campaign in Juiz de Fora (Minas Gerais) #CNN #ntv #BolsonaroPresidente17 #Brazil pic.twitter.com/Z9e7u7b1s0
— Seba BSB (@bsb_seba) September 6, 2018
Brazil: Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed in Juiz de Fora city. The would was only superficial.
Failed attempt on his life sure to boost him, unfortunately. pic.twitter.com/LILdP2di2p
— ?? Cris Oliveira ?? (@1981annozero) September 6, 2018
Fortunately, the wound was only superficial:
“BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian far-right and poll-leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed in the abdomen while campaigning on Thursday for next month’s election, his son Flavio said in a Twitter message sent from his verified account.
Bolsonaro is recovering in a hospital from a wound what was “only superficial,” his son said. Globo TV showed images of Bolsonaro in the midst of a crowd in Juiz de Fora in Minas Gerais state when he was stabbed.
(Reporting by Anthony Boadle; Editing by Leslie Adler) …”
As with his rivals being charged with corruption, this will only make Jair Bolsonaro stronger and boost his support in the polls. We will be watching to see if ANTIFA claims responsibility.
Note: You can’t stop this train, commie scum! Attempting to martyr Bolsonaro has only crystallized his campaign message and given him a devastating social media ad!