Lula, the favorite against Bolsonaro, is promising to reverse rainforest-destroying policies and protect the climate. He’ll also have to keep the country from going hungry. At the edge of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil’s northern states, there’s no avoiding the billboards. Most any drive through Pará or Rondônia is going to bring you face-to-much-larger-face with President Jair Bolsonaro, who’s up for reelection on Oct. 2. Bolsonaro’s billboards, which sit in freshly plowed soybean fields and at the edges of sprawling cattle ranches carved from the rainforest, praise him as a patriot and Christian who stands for quem produz , those who produce. They don’t bother with subtext when contrasting the incumbent with his opponent, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Lula, the signs declare, wants to take guns away, free criminals, and raise taxes for his leftist […]