I don’t remember those that sponsored the petitions, just that there were a number of them. And yes, he IS like an abusive spouse. Others have described him as that weekend visitor that won’t leave…eating all of your food and creating a massive mess. He is currently maintaining the one thing that he has longed for: attention. In that he is similar to Trump. He has been screaming for years, same stump speech, and ignored. Now that he has the attention, he won’t let it go and the media is using him as entertainment. The FB groups are private so you can search “Bernie” and see quite a few of them. The admins AND members are careful to keep the bots and crats out.