Democrats Have Already Conceded to Bernie

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign rally at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas, February 23, 2020. (Mike Segar/Reuters)
We’d see intra-party warfare if Democratic superdelegates at the convention overruled the party’s popular-vote winner.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A fter the results this Saturday, Bernie Sanders is the runaway front-runner for the Democratic nomination. That much is acknowledged. But his opponents may be closer to acceptance than even they are willing to say.

The men and women running to be the Democratic nominee for president were asked a hypothetical question about whether they would support nominating the candidate who goes into the Democratic convention in the lead while still being short of locking up the nomination by the party’s rules. Only Bernie Sanders said yes, everyone else said no, they’d wait to see what happens in further votes.

This was an …

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