A wall displaying posters with line drawings that depict Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and a message that reads in Portuguese, “Lula is innocent”, in Brasilia, Brazil, Jan. 29, 2018. (AP/Eraldo Peres)

Despite Corruption Allegations, Brazil’s Leftist Lula Leads Presidential Polls

Amid a flurry of corruption allegations, Brazil’s leftist candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva tops the presidential polls, reflecting the growing discontent with Brazil’s recent rightward surge.