An oil scandal is shaking Brazil’s democracy to its core

Dom Phillips – The Washington Post, 7/23/2015

There are times in Brazil’s young democracy — its constitution dates from 1988 — when the country seems to be making things up as it goes along.

This is one of them.

What began in 2014 as a police investigation called “Operation Car Wash” has spiraled into a horrendously dense drama, in which some of Brazil’s top politicians and largest companies have been forced into leading roles under harsh lights.

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