Comedy icon and nationwide treasure Dick Van Dyke is feeling the Bern…by throwing his help behind Bernie Sanders for president. The 94-year-old stated age doesn’t matter, however expertise does.

When of us logged onto Twitter on the night time of Friday, Feb. 21 and noticed Dick Van Dyke‘s title trending, many feared the worst for the 94-year-old residing legend. However it seems, he’s only a nice massive Bernie Sanders supporter. Dick taped a video in help of the 78-year-old Vermont senator, who’s looking for the Democratic presidential nomination. Bernie’s marketing campaign launched the video, exhibiting the extremely spry actor praising the candidate.

Calling himself “a really enthusiastic supporter” of Bernie, Dick stated he can’t wait to see him debate President Donald Trump, 73. The Dick Van Dyke Present star continued, “The age query retains arising. I do know that I’m 20 years older than Bernie. I’ve all my marbles. I may run for workplace if I needed to. So I don’t suppose age — it actually doesn’t matter, apart from the expertise and the entire years he’s put in.” Dick added, “He by no means has modified his assault due to strain from the skin or when he felt the wind was blowing one other approach. He caught with who he’s and what he believes.”

The Mary Poppins star urged his technology to get out and vote for Bernie, as he has been lagging in polling numbers amongst senior residents. The comedic icon additionally stated that that is a very powerful election submit World Struggle II, as a result of, “One other 4 years beneath the present administration, and we received’t have a democracy anymore.” He added, “We should get him out of there,” referring to Trump.

Twitter went wild with Dick’s endorsement of Bernie. A person named Gabriella identified, “This man is endorsed by each Ariana Grande and Dick Van Dyke and you continue to don’t suppose he’s the unity candidate?” One man tweeted, “I didn’t have Dick Van Dyke Endorses Sanders in my predictions for immediately however I’m delighted.” A person named Josh wrote, “Simply once I thought it was inconceivable to love Dick Van Dyke extra…BTW, would completely vote for a Sanders/Van Dyke ticket.”