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Residents of Burlington, Vermont were imitating Bernie Sanders long before Larry David spoofed the Vermont senator on Saturday Night Live. In fact, The New York Times reports that just about anyone who has lived in Burlington — the town where Sanders was mayor in the '80s — has a rendition of the socialist senator's signature Brooklyn accent and his shtick on "billion-AY-ahs" and the "vanishing middle class."
Watch Vermonters give Sanders their best shot in the video below. Becca Stanek
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