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What They're Saying: Dilma Rousseff
June 13th, 2014 3:34PM

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“I want to remind everyone that I faced situations of the most difficult nature. Situations that tested physical limits, and I withstood. I won’t, therefore, allow insults that shouldn’t even be heard by children and families to frighten me.”

-- Brazil President Dilma Rousseff after the jeers and insults she endured at Thursday's World Cup opener in Sao Paulo where fans chanted, “Hey, Dilma, go **** yourself in the ***." Rousseff, who has been criticized for Brazil's excess spending on the World Cup at the expense of health, education and public transportation services, was jailed and tortured by Brazil's former military dictatorship. (Bloomberg)


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