The results are in from the 6 states holding primaries yesterday, and Bernie won 2 small ones, came close in 2, and lost substantially in 2 that he was depending on, namely CA and NJ.  Even with these reversals of fortune he wants to go on, hoping mostly to bring his populist views held onto by the young of this country to the Philadelphia Convention.

Pundits, commenters go back and forth whether he should outright concede or continue. To keep his followers together, I believe, he wants to go on to bring a different direction to this country’s politics, economics, and society.  Leaving things as they are means more suffering, and lost potential for too many.  I will not criticize one way or another. There is no way of predicting what is the best road to take.

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If the Convention vote, as I believe it will, gives HRC the nomination, Bernie should show his support by introducing her.  He will be a good citizen, and make sure Donald Trump does not become President.  For her part Ms. Clinton should recognize she needs a working relationship with Congress, and state that she needs Bernie’s help itself plus getting back a majority in the Senate.  It is time to make everyone feel like a winner. It is more likely national reform will sit with the Legislative Branch than the Presidency.  I say this looking at wrong direction numbers coupled with Congress’s poor rating in many polls.

There is one more primary, Washington DC, but other than taking note of each candidates final numbers, it will not change circumstances.

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