Bernie Sanders defends Fidel Castro’s socialist Cuba

Unfair to simply say everything is bad’

Hey, if you don’t mind gulags, forced labor, starvation, 70 year old cars, firing squads, religious repression… Give Fidel a shout out.

FoxNews – Sen. Bernie Sanders, the frontrunner for the Democrats’ presidential nomination, doubled down on his support for some of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s policies, saying in an interview that aired Sunday, “it’s unfair to simply say everything is bad.”

Speaking to CBS News’ “60 Minutes,” Sanders, a self-proclaimed democratic socialist, pointed to social welfare programs introduced under Castro’s regime that he described as redeeming, despite the communist dictator’s often repressive human-rights violations against Cubans.

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