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Presidential hopeful sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has never shied away from his embrace of a hard-left agenda, but the democratic socialist face, re-control of a catalog of observations, which he made in the 1980s to praise the Soviet Union, the advice to Nicaragua’s socialist government-and also to say bread lines in Communist countries as a “good thing.”
Videos, the comments circulating air online at a frantic pace since Sanders jumped in the 2020 race Tuesday, this time as an alleged runner, rather than the underdog he played in 2016 against an establishment favorite. With its elevated stature, and role in, the entire field is on the left side, has a tougher look at its long record of socialist governments.
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“It is funny sometimes, American journalists talk about how bad a country is, because people are lining up for food. This is a good thing,” he said in a vintage video unearthed by the conservative activists. “In other countries, the people, the food, and the poor starve to death do not get to the line-up for the food, the rich people.”
The clip is part of a series, where Sanders seen, extolling the alleged benefits of Marxist and socialist governments, while casting aspersions on the US government. After a trip to the Soviet Union in 1988, he held a press conference together with his wife Jane, and said he was “very impressed” by the USSR, the public transport network.
“The stations themselves were absolutely beautiful, including many works of art, chandeliers, which were very nice, it was a very effective system,” he said in a clip unearthed by a conservative group The Reagan-battalion.
He also said he was a friend of the USSR “houses of culture”, he tells an audience, were much better than anything the US applied had been: “I was also impressed with the youth programs they have, their palaces of culture for the young people, a whole variety of programmes for young people, and cultural programs that go far beyond what we do in this country.”
Jane Sanders was equally delighted with her tour, as well as “the enthusiasm and optimism” of the people you met there, praised the concept of the work and leisure were merged.
“Instead of compartmentalizing your life in a job and Hobbies, it’s all connected, and all under the banner of community involvement,” she gushed.
The citizens of the Soviet Union does not agree with your assessment, however, is rising against the Communist Eastern bloc, as it broke just a few years later.
Sanders also visited Nicaragua, while the Marxist Sandinista regime. In spite of U.S. opposition against the anti-American, socialist government, Sanders was vocal in his support for him.
To do “the basic” crime ” committed by the people in Nicaragua today is that the government has the strange and unusual idea, you should try to do something for the people of Nicaragua, for the United States,” he said in a speech. “It is a very strange idea for an independent nation”
Another time, when he was a reporter asked why he Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega called the “Marxist President of Nicaragua,” instead of the “democratically elected President of Nicaragua.”
In a 1985 interview with a local TV station, unearthed by BuzzFeed News in 2015, he said of the Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, “just because Ronald Reagan, like these people, does not mean that the people in their own Nations feel the same way.”
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“In 1959 … everyone was totally convinced that Castro was the worst guy in the world and the Cuban people would Sanders in rebellion against Fidel Castro,” said. “You forget that he is educated their children, gave their children health care, completely, the society is changing.”
He also said in this interview that he advised the Nicaraguan government, to how you communicate better your message, and the bizarre accusation that the American media were not allowed to criticize President Ronald Reagan.
“The point is to make the I tried, to many of the people I spoke to, that they will be killed in the American media, you can not just compete, Reagan and his people are so demanding, they have the aether, of course,” he said.
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“Reagan and the media, any time Reagan photo op gives you, it comes to thousands of: ‘Oh, thank you, Mr President, I thank you for telling us another lie.’ The media of course is not allowed to ask sharp questions of the President, that is not allowed.”
In the same interview, he made the distinction that he makes between socialism and his own brand of “democratic socialism does not have.”
“As a socialist, the word socialism does not scare me, and I think it is probably fair to the government of Nicaragua is first and foremost a socialist government,” he said.
The Sanders campaign did not respond to a request for comment from Fox News on Friday morning.