Thank you for your comment. Aside from the self-congratulation that suffuses your reply, there isn’t anything like convincing argument in the face of the inconvenient evidence:
In Brazil, Major New Corruption Scandals Engulf the Faction that Impeached Dilma
Major New Brazil Events Expose the Fraud of Dilma’s Impeachment — and Temer’s Corruption
Brazil Is Engulfed by Ruling Class Corruption — and a Dangerous Subversion of Democracy
Brazil’s all-corrupt politics
A Blow to Brazilian Democracy: The Illegitimate Removal of Dilma Rousseff from Power
Noam Chomsky – A “soft coup” in Brazil´s election will have global consequences – The Intercept – out 2018
Your ‘experience’ of both Mexico and Brazil, of the strength of Brazil’s institutional safeguards against corruption, and your assertion of Mexico as a ‘failed state’ , as you present them, trumps the objective evidence? And Obrador as ‘Leftist Ideologue’ plays to an audience habituated to Anti-Left hysterics: the very bread and butter of The Financial Times.