The Democratic Party embodies different political currents, not simply a neoliberal one.
The stunning British vote to leave the European Union - is a clear and dramatic rebuke of the country's political and economic elites.
Sanders supporters are faced with a dilemma. Having had a chance to support an avowed socialist, it's not going to be easy for many to switch gears.
The xenophobic bloviator has already done some damage in Prince William County. Now he wants to be governor.
This election is less a choice about personality than about direction, less about individuals than about movements.
Think the pain of a Trump presidency might be worth it in order to inflict a little punishment on Hillary? Not everyone can afford such arguments.
Trump is a man who consistently puts his profits over the prosperity of the people - imagine the kind of short-sighted policies he'll push for as president.
In May 2008, 60 percent of Clinton supporters were willing to vote for Obama. This year, 72 percent of Sanders' voters say they'll back Clinton against Trump.
Hillary, if she is smart, will tip her hat and extend a hand to Bernie long before they meet in Philadelphia.
It will soon be time to face the reality of the two-party system; either the Republicans or the Democrats will win the presidency.