BRAZIL PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE AIRS HOMOPHOBIC RANT DURING TV DEBATE

THE PENULTIMATE TELEVISED DEBATE BEFORE NEXT WEEKEND'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WAS OVERSHADOWED BY THE HOMOPHOBIC RANT OF ONE OF THE FRINGE CANDIDATES.

THIS ARTICLE WAS AMENDED ON 30 SEPTEMBER 2014 TO CLARIFY THAT THERE ARE A TOTAL OF 12 CANDIDATES IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.

Photograph Miguel Schincariol AFP Getty Images Mark it down as a poor night for Brazilian democracy and tolerance.
The penultimate televised debate before next weekend's presidential election was overshadowed by the homophobic rant of one of the fringe candidates.
This article was amended on 30 September 2014 to clarify that there are a total of 12 candidates in the presidential election.

Mark it down as a poor night for Brazilian democracy and tolerance. The penultimate televised debate before next weekend’s presidential election was overshadowed by the homophobic rant of one of the fringe candidates. Levy...

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