Mike Bloomberg's campaign has deleted a series of tweets that were intended to be comical depictions of Bernie Sanders loving dictators.
The entire thread can be viewed below:
The last tweet in the thread was criticized especially harshly and blasted as "homophobic."
A campaign spokesperson told The Guardian and The Advocate:
"To be clear — all of these are satire — with the exception of the 60 Minutes clip."
The tweets were intended to mock Sanders' praising of Fidel Castro and communist China.