BRAZIL: Candidate Vargas?

In Brazilian political patter, Queremistas (we want-ers) are tub-thumpers for President Getulio Vargas. In Rio last week, the Queremistas, with or without presidential encouragement, thumped resoundingly. In Brazil's Federal District they shouted: "We want Getulio."

But if Getulio Vargas was about to go back on his announced stand ("I am not a candidate") and enter the Dec. 2 presidential election, he was telling no one. In 1930, lacking votes, he had launched his "candidacy" with the guns of his Rio Grande do Sul ga├║chos. Now, he could probably corner an easy majority in any election, but the fire power was...

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