They know that sanders policies will be bad for fundraising and anger their wealthy masters.

“One would think with numbers like that, Democratic politicians would be falling all over themselves to be associated with Sanders, especially considering the party as a whole is more unpopular than the Republicans and even Donald Trump right now. Yet instead of embracing his message, the establishment wing of the party continues to resist him at almost every turn, and they seem insistent that they don’t have to change their ways to gain back the support of huge swaths of the country.”

Everyone loves Bernie Sanders. Except, it seems, the Democratic party | Trevor Timm

A new poll found he is the most popular politician in America. But instead of embracing his message, establishment Democrats continue to resist him


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