10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bernie Sanders

He’s clinging to dear life, but Bernie Sanders is still vying for the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US presidential election. Early in the race, Sanders seemed to pick up steam with millennials as he promised to fight major corporations and help those that are struggling with money. His socialism then became his downfall, when reports started coming out that he was a “bum” and lived paycheck-to-paycheck while stealing electricity from others and barely holding any jobs in his past. Here are some other unique facts that you didn’t know about the possible presidential candidate.

Arrested Fighting For Civil Rights

Sanders has been an activist, joining rallies and even getting himself arrested during a civil rights movement in Chicago.

Grew Up Reading Karl Marx

It’s pretty clear that Sanders has socialistic values, so it should be no surprise that he spent a lot of his childhood reading the works of one of the most famous socialists.