Bernie Sanders is popular in Trump country. He can also attract Independents. Also, Joe Biden may be too moderate to motivate young liberal voters to show up in the general. Then there is Trump spending months trying to sink ync Joe Biden, which means he wasted precious time doing opposition research on Bernie Sanders. Trump supporters are getting a little nervous because for instance, today there is a poll showing Bernie Sanders ahead in the California primary: Sanders, Buttigieg rise in state poll I think the possibility of Bernie Sanders becoming our next president is increasingly likely.