The president will probably remain in office until new elections next year, but the deals he made to ensure his survival have appalled many Brazilians

In the week that Brazil’s deeply unpopular president, Michel Temer, survived a congressional vote that could have seen him face criminal charges of racketeering and obstruction of justice, a rap video called I’m Happy (I Killed The President) 2 has become a viral hit.

The song by Gabriel o Pensador (“Gabriel the Thinker”), 43 – a rewrite of an earlier hit the rapper released 24 years ago, during the impeachment of then president Fernando Collor – has been watched more than 3m times on YouTube.

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