10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bernie Sanders

Refused To Fight In War

A conscientious objector is someone who refuses to bear arms due to religious or moral reasons, and Sanders filed for that when he was eligible during the Vietnam War era. The application was ultimately rejected because he was too old anyway.

Already Lost In HIgh School

If Sanders miraculously got the Democratic bid to run for president and lost, it wouldn’t be the first time he lost an election. He lost the fight to be the president of his student body in high school.