The Associated Press quotes Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Director Peter Schechter on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s efforts to develop an economic plan in face of impeachment:
Pension reform is sure to draw the ire of Rousseff’s base. But analysts say she must show she is serious about tackling spending, and that she has little to lose.
“Let’s say she tries something and it doesn’t work. So what?” said Peter Schechter, director of the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. “Does that mean she goes from 8 percent to 7 percent approval ratings?”