Bernie Sanders has surged into a statistical tie with Wall Street’s candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton in the California primary to be held June 7. The Wall Street candidate has been campaigning heavily in the Golden State to avert certain defeat, but all the recent polls show her efforts will be useless.
Most polls find Clinton with only a small lead over Sanders, 46 percent to 44 percent, or 49 to 47 percent, among likely voters in the Democratic primary on June 7.
This means Bernie will likely win California since Bernie voters turn out in greater numbers than those who will vote for the Wall Street candidate. Clinton needs a minimum lead of 7 points or so in order to squeak out a win. She hasn’t go it.
Not all voters are going to vote against their interests by voting for the Wall Street candidate. You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool them all of the time.
One poll shows the race breaking along familiar lines. Sanders holds a large advantage among younger voters — leading 66 percent to 27 percent among voters under age 45 — while Clinton leads, 59 percent to 28 percent, among voters 45 and older.
It is highly likely Clinton will not have sufficient pledged votes to claim the Democratic nomination at the Democratic convention. And given that her email scandal is moving through the courts, it is possible the super delegates will be compelled to switch their votes from Clinton to Sanders given the outcome of this scandal.
If Bernie were to leave the race before then, and Hillary would be forced to give up the nomination due to scandal, the Wall Street Democratic establishment would then be able to pick anybody of their choosing, and we wouldn’t want that.
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