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on February 20, 2019 in Featured World News

Sanders: Breadlines Are ‘A Good Thing’

BY: Nic Rowan Follow @NicXTempore Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) in 1985 praised countries where people “line up for food,” calling breadlines a “good thing.” The video of Sanders, then the mayor of Burlington, Vermont, resurfaced on Tuesday after the senator announced that he is running for president in 2020. In the interview from the mid-80s, Sanders was asked about breadlines in Nicaragua and his support for the socialist Sandinistas who ruled the country at the time. “You know, it’s funny, sometimes American journalists talk about how bad a country is because people are lining up for food,” Sanders said. “That’s...

BY: Nic Rowan Follow @NicXTempore Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) in 1985 praised countries where people “line up for food,” calling breadlines a “good thing.” The video of Sanders, then the mayor of Burlington, Vermont, resurfaced on Tuesday after...

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