says Garotinho lean as who has just left a spa.The former-governor of Rio, Anthony Garotinho was the center of the attentions during the convention of the PMDB.
Disqualified for the governmentalists and supported by whom defend that the party do have proper candidate to the Presidency of the Republic, Garotinho soon set on fire the conventionals in the arrival.
Followed by his wife, the governor of Rio, Rosinha Matheus, and of a son, Vladimir, and supported by doctor Abdo Neme Neto, Garotinho appeared near 11 o'clock at the Senate, where the convention occurred.
Soon in the entrance, he demonstrated irritation cause being informed that the president of the Senate, Renan Calheiros (AL), affirmed little before that, Garotinho has not conditions to be the party's candidate to the presidence of the republic.
"Garotinho (Garotinho means "little boy") that doesn't eat, doesn't grow strong", made a joke Renan, mentioning the strike of hunger locked up for the former-governor in the thursday, after losing fifteen pounds.
Still weak, Garotinho passed the day taking an alimentary supplement to the protein base.
"I will answer to Renan inside the senate", affirmed candidate, giving samples that a hard speech would come.
Throughout 40 minutes of uprising, he adopted an inflamed tone. Greeted for shouts of "president of Brazil" and "Warrior of Brazilian people", Garotinho was very happy. He called "treasonous" the peemedebists (PMDB members) contrary to the proper candidacy, Renan among others, and warned that the PMDB cannot make alliance with "this gang and group that is in the power". "the PMDB is not a prostitute, and it cannot go for the bed with nobody not to be with the Brazilian people", cried, for delirium of his followers.
He said that he has resisted the blows, treasons and provocations. "But this sample that our party is greater than the treasonous ones", he affirmed.
In a direct critical to the politicians whom desire to bury his candidacy, he cried: "powerful and the opportunists know that a candidacy of the PMDB goes to defeat this group which is installed in the power". Garotinho insisted that if the PMDB not to launch proper candidacy, "will be stamped as corrupted". And continued: "we will be treated as a gang, as a group. It is time to say: "it is enough!" Seated between his woman, Rosinha, and the president of the PMDB, Michel Temer (SP), Garotinho did not save in critical Lula's government. When standing out the profits of the financial system, he said: "In three years, (the sector) it gained R$ 44 billion, more than in all the government Fernando Enrique." The candidate did not cite the name of president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, but he asked: "the PMDB prefers a man who defends its honor or a president in the mud and that he says: "I'm not a wise person". In the speech, also he did not leave of speaking of the subject that daily placed he in periodicals in the last days, his hunger strike. He said that the attitude was a protest and a gesture in defense of his honor.