Bernie Sanders is not popular with those who are defenders of the current capitalist system. Most candidates for office in the USA are, for many reasons–most self-serving–unwilling to properly critique that system and, for this, a good many suffer year after year after year. And many of these support their own suffering because they have been educated to believe that the system we have is a good one even when they are done harm by it. That is the sad state of the American electorate.
The Nation: “Bernie Sanders Welcomes the Hatred of Billionaires”
“One of the points of this campaign is to ask questions the corporate media will not. Where is the power in America? Why aren’t things changing? I want to force discussions on those issues because—I’ve said it a million times, and I’ll say it again—no president, not Bernie Sanders or anybody else, can do it alone. We can’t transform this economy, this government, unless millions of people are involved in a grassroots political movement to challenge the power structure of this country.”