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Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bernie Sanders’ embrace of Castro and socialism

After Bernie Sanders’ Nevada caucus win, Americans were reminded just how strange and unprepared the senator from Vermont really is. During a “60 Minutes” interview, he unleashed a nonsense word salad when pressed to explain how he would pay for all of his socialist policy ideas.

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America is in peril, with wolves prancing at the door

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