After a disappointing showing in the statewide New York primary earlier this week, the pressure seems to be growing from within the Democratic base on Vermont Senator and underdog challenger Bernie Sanders to drop out and end his 2016 campaign. Democratic insiders are apparently ready for the Berning sensation to finally cool, urging the self-described Democratic-Socialist to end his campaign and support Clinton down the stretch. According to POLITICO, “Only 1 in 10 Democratic insiders said Sanders should try to woo superdelegates to help him overtake Clinton on the convention floor in Philadelphia if he finishes the primary season trailing in pledged delegates.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.