Sanders is behind in the delegate count….
Sanders is behind in the state polls for coming contests…
He just isn’t gonna get the nomination….
Democrats want the race over and the party healing for the November election…
It now appears Sanders will need a political miracle to overcome his rival in the delegate race.
Senate Democrats, many of whom are not fans of the self-described democratic socialist’s signature proposals, such as “Medicare for All” and tuition-free college, are now suggesting Sanders should be thinking about wrapping up his campaign and help unify the party in its opposition to President Trump.
But they are treading very carefully, fearing a repeat of 2016, when many Sanders supporters skipped the general election because they felt the party tipped the scales unfairly against their candidate.
“I’m sure Bernie will do the right thing. And I know how hard this is, but I think it’s pretty much decided now,” said Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who supports Biden.
“I do think it’s time to move on,” she added.
Several Democratic senators privately voiced concerns earlier this year that the primary could drag on for months, consuming party resources while Trump focused on preparing for November. The president spent nearly $20 million on Facebook ads in 2019, significantly more than any Democratic candidates.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) said it would be “wise” if Democrats start gearing up for the general election.
Tester said it’s up to Sanders to decide when to end his campaign, but urged him not to prolong the race unnecessarily….