Fidel Castro

Sanders Bashed NYT in 1986 for Not Telling the ‘Truth’ About Communism

Senator said he was 'very excited' watching Castro's revolution 'rising up against rather ugly rich people'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) in 1986 spoke of being "very excited" about watching the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's revolution "rising up against rather ugly rich people" and lambasted the New York Times for not telling the "real truth" about communism in Nicaragua, according to a newly surfaced video.