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

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.

U.S. Rebukes Nicaragua Over Killings of Protesters 

Human rights organizations in Washington and Nicaragua are documenting allegations of human rights violations following the deaths of at least 113 people protesting the Daniel Ortega regime in the political uprising that began two months ago, according to sources familiar with the investigations.