Let's get things out of the way. I am not very interested in politics. I know very little about politics. I am not interested in spending inordinate amounts of time learning. I am sincere in my ignorance and am not arguing, but asking for other's insights. Let's accept these things as given. Let's also, for the sake of this discussion, pretend that I think votes matter ( I am not sure they do but we will pretend otherwise.) I do believe that corporations and the wealthy in general have a disproportionate amount of influence in this country(U.S), and I believe the statistics that there poor rich gap is increasing and the middle class is shrinking. I also see homeless everywhere, so I believe that this is a real issue in our U.S. Bernie Sanders accuses our government of being an oligarchy. He basically makes all the points I made up above and many more, including addressing our climate issues. These are his twelve agendas on his site. Rebuilding Our Crumbling Infrastructure Reversing Climate Change Creating Worker Co-ops Growing the Trade Union Movement Raising the Minimum Wage Pay Equity for Women Workers Trade Policies that Benefit American Workers Making College Affordable for All Taking on Wall Street Health Care as a Right for All Protecting the Most Vulnerable Americans Real Tax Reform So my question is, why would I not want to vote for Sanders, and why would anyone else (minus the wealthy elite) not for Sanders? I am not arguing. I am asking.