The national rules set up by both political monopolies that eliminate third party prospects.

But you weren’t being serious were you?

Though many felt, myself included, sanders should have run on a third party ticket. He would have had enough support to get on most of the ballots.

Liberals running the party will not stop the rightward authoritarian drift. They’ve had 40 years to do that.
I think the party is beyond reforming myself. Sanders doesn’t think so apparently.