He is way too smart and too advanced for the majority of the sheep-voters.
This country is simple not ready for him. Maybe he could be elected some place such as Western Europe. But not here; not now; not yet. Sorry…Bernie. We have not yet grown up as a culture to appreciate what you have to offer. Give us a few more centuries and we might just get there.
But then again – judging by the direction we have been lately taking, perhaps we are distancing ourselves more and more from deserving someone like you to lead us.