Bernie Sanders is poised to win California. Would that be a mistake?

For 25 years, California’s attempts at presidential kingmaking have mostly failed. The state’s primaries have been held too late, or the outcomes couldn’t put any single candidate over the top. But this year, California may well give Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) an insurmountable delegate lead — meaning the Golden State would use its long-craved relevance to help make a self-described socialist the Democratic nominee for president of the United States…

If Californians do anoint Sanders as the Democratic nominee, he can count on their support against President Trump, who is not exactly beloved in the Golden State. But in the general election, California won’t be enough. And in Sanders, California Democrats will have championed a candidate who wants to ban fracking (goodbye, Pennsylvania and Ohio) and who has lavished praise on Cuban dictator Fidel Castro (adios, Florida). So in an ironic twist, Californians feelin’ the Bern on Tuesday could be the key to reelecting Trump in November.