Debate Erupts as Biden, Buttigieg, Klobuchar Battle Bernie Over Cuba Remarks

The Democratic presidential primary debate in Charleston, South Carolina got heated as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders attempted to defend his prior remarks about Cuba and his competitors shouted over each other to attack him.

As Mediaite previously reported, Sanders drew bipartisan criticism for comments about Cuba that he made on a 60 Minutes interview with Anderson Cooper that aired on Sunday. In response to Cooper’s question about a video clip from the 1980s wherein Sanders defended Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, saying that he had provided education and health care reforms, Sanders again sought to highlight what he viewed as positive aspects of the Castro regime:

We’re very opposed to the authoritarian nature of Cuba, but you
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