60 Minutes: Bernie says ‘unfair to say everything is bad’ about Cuban revolution



Breitbart: Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution wasn’t entirely bad, Democratic presidential front runner Bernie Sanders said in a 60 Minutes interview that aired Sunday night.

“We’re very opposed to the authoritarian nature of Cuba, but, you know, it’s simply unfair to say everything is bad,” Sanders said in an interview with journalist Anderson Cooper.

The comments — sure to rile Cuban exiles in Miami and escalate arguments from moderate Democrats that Sanders is too far left to beat President Donald Trump — came in response to questions about remarks Sanders, a self-described Democratic socialist, made in a 1980s interview.

During that interview, a clip of which aired on CBS Sunday night, Sanders counted healthcare and education among the reasons that the Cuban people didn’t rise up. Read More …

Opinion: Bernie has a point. Literacy and higher education were a priority in Cuba under Fidel and his murderous henchmen. But the fact is the best job available was driving a cab, making education a cruel irony.

My wife came from Cuba as a child and she found this clip of a now famous Cuban refugee and his story…

Not long ago we heard from another candidate like Bernie running for president who infamously said “We are 5 days from fundamentally transforming the United States of America”. God help us.