Who Loves Dictators? Bernie or His Rivals?

While Bernie Sanders faces attacks for supporting the Castro regime, it’s his rivals who have long histories of cozying up to dictators.

Bernie Sanders’s critics, including his top rivals for the Democratic nomination, want you to believe that Sanders is a communist with a soft spot for Fidel Castro — that he loves dictators and tyrants. The Intercept’s Mehdi Hasan argues that, in fact, Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg are the ones who’ve long cozied up to autocrats, while Sanders is the only candidate who has given an entire speech about fighting authoritarianism and tyranny around the world.



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