No 'one note impeachment samba' in Brazil

"One note samba" ("Samba de Uma Nota Só") by Antônio Carlos Jobim was recorded in Portuguese, and then others jumped in, like Frank Sinatra: This is just a little samba, built upon a single note Other notes are sure to follow but the root is still that note Now this new note is the consequence of the one we've just been through As I'm bound to be the unavoidable consequence of you... Welcome to the Brazil impeachment crisis.      Brazil's Senate has just impeached President Dilma Rouseff.  And there is a lot more coming, as the lyrics of the song tell us. Back in 1998, the U.S. House impeached President Clinton, and the case was sent to the U.S. Senate for a trial.  However, President Clinton retained the presidency and even ordered a bombing of Iraq.  Some of you may remember the split TV screen – on one side, the House voting on impeachment, and U.S. jets dropping bombs on Iraq on the...(Read Full Post)