Yes, it’s easy to see the interchangeability between Sanders and Trump for low information voters. But Bernie was an example of positive populism (in fact I voted for him myself in the primary). He was a man of high character, totally the opposite of con man Trump.
There is nothing in the history of Donald John Trump and his despicable mentors, like the infamous lawyer Roy Coln that didn’t blare trouble. I’m flabbergasted that a political science major could so causally mush phony Trump populism with something remotely connected to Bernie's’. It’s not personality that counts, it is character and integrity. Wow!