Ministers and allies of President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) posted on their social media profiles a video of the campaign with the first lady, Michelle Bolsonaro, suspended by the TSE (Superior Electoral Court).
The decision of the Electoral Court took place on Thursday (September 1, 2022), in response to a request made by presidential candidate Simone Tebet (MDB). Here is the full text (122 KB).
According to Tebet, Bolsonaro’s propaganda violated the provision of a law that says that candidate supporters can only appear for up to 25% of the time of each program or insertion. Minister Maria Claudia Bucchianeri agreed.
In reaction to the decision, allies of the president began to share the vetoed video on social media. Initiative don’t break the lawas the images were suspended only in the electoral propaganda shown on TV, but can circulate freely on the internet.
Among the critics of the action brought by the senator are the federal deputy and candidate for reelection Carla Zambelli (PL). By publishing the video with Michelle on
Tebeth “pseudo defender of women”.
Tebet, PSEUDO defensora de mulheres, quer proibir você de ver o vídeo da esposa do Presidente.— Carla Zambelli 2210 (@Zambelli2210) September 2, 2022
Ela entrou com ação no TSE para proibir a veiculação na TV.
Mas você pode circular no WhatsApp.
2️⃣2️⃣ BOLSONARO Presidente
1️⃣0️⃣ TARCÍSIO Governador
2️⃣2️⃣1️⃣0️⃣ CARLA ZAMBELLI Dep Fed pic.twitter.com/ZnNlEGK9pO
“Tebet, PSEUDO advocate for women, wants to ban you from viewing the video of the President’s wife. She filed a lawsuit with the TSE to ban the broadcast on TV. But you can circulate on WhatsApp.”
Among Bolsonaro’s allies who also spoke out on social media are: ministers Fábio Faria (Communications), Victor Godoy (Education) and Adolfo Sachsida (Mines and Energy); former Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation and candidate for the Senate for São Paulo, Marcos Pontes (PL); the former Minister of Infrastructure and candidate for the government of São Paulo, Tarcísio de Freitas (PL); and deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro (PL).
Read what they said:
“Women’s “Defender” goes to court asking to prohibit the president’s wife from recording video for her husband’s campaign. unbelievable ”
Ex presidiário chamar Bolsonaro de genocida >> ok 👍— Eduardo Bolsonaro 22.22🇧🇷 (@BolsonaroSP) September 2, 2022
Primeira Dama participar do horário eleitoral do Presidente >> não❌
Vincular PT e PCC (delação Marcos Valério) >> não❌
“Ex-convict calling Bolsonaro a genocidal: ok. First lady participate in the president’s election schedule: no. Bind PT and PCC (Marcos Valério betrayal): no. JUSTICE…”
“Infrastructure is changing Brazil, and it will also change the face of São Paulo. Who is closed with Michelle and Bolsonaro, give a like there “
Boa tarde. Graças aos esforços do Governo Federal, a água chegou no Nordeste!— 👨🚀Marcos Pontes 2️⃣2️⃣2️⃣ (@astro_pontes) August 30, 2022
Para Presidente, vote @jairmessiasbolsonaro 2️⃣2️⃣ e para Senador em SP, é Astronauta Marcos Pontes 2️⃣2️⃣2️⃣! POR ELAS E POR TODOS!#AstronautaMarcosPontes #Senado #Bolsonaro #MichelleBolsonaro #Vote222 pic.twitter.com/IbdJtJB6aR
“Good afternoon. Thanks to the efforts of the Federal Government, water arrived in the Northeast!”
Com a palavra a primeira dama! pic.twitter.com/uhTckmYG2u— Adolfo Sachsida (@ASachsida) September 2, 2022
“With the word the first lady!”
A água emancipa!— Victor Godoy (@victorv_godoy) September 3, 2022
Um governo sério e comprometido com o povo brasileiro muda de verdade a vida. Somos um governo de ações concretas.
Diferente de outros com palavras bonitas e promessas falsas nas eleições que depois se esquecem dos brasileiros.
Parabéns PR @jairbolsonaro pic.twitter.com/anZOdvxt7f
“Water emancipates! A serious government committed to the Brazilian people really changes life. We are a government of concrete actions. Different from others with beautiful words and false promises in the elections that later forget about Brazilians”
In the video, Michelle’s speech is focused on Northeastern women. It is an attempt by the campaign to win the female vote, the portion of the population where Lula fares better. The PT also wins in the Northeast, focus of the propaganda.
The wife of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT), Rosângela Silva, known as Janja, also criticized the propaganda.
In a PT campaign in São Luís (MA), on Friday (September 2), Janja classified as “a lot of face” the first lady said that it was Bolsonaro who brought water to Northeastern women with the transposition of the São Francisco River.
The works began in 2008, during Lula’s 2nd term, and continue to this day. Bolsonaro and Lula dispute the paternity of the project.