Bernie SandersBernie SandersPoll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden faces Ukraine decision amid Russia aggression The Hill's Morning Report - US warns Kremlin, weighs more troops to Europe MORE late Wednesday bemoaned the Democratic presidential primary schedule, focusing on its early contests in the South. 

"I think that having so many Southern states go first kind of distorts reality," Sanders said during his latest appearance on "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore."

ADVERTISEMENT

Sanders has been on a winning streak, picking up eight of the last nine contests after being clobbered in many Southern states by Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPoll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' No Hillary — the 'Third Way' is the wrong way MORE.

"Since we've been out of the South, we've been doing pretty well," Sanders remarked. He insisted that despite Clinton's big delegate lead, some of the superdelegates "are going to be coming over."

"The day will come when progressives will win in Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana," Sanders said, prompting laughter from his host.

Sanders opened his fourth appearance on the show referencing GOP contender Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzPoll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' Juan Williams: It's Trump vs. McConnell for the GOP's future MORE's barbs against rival Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver dead at 77 Biden, Democrats losing ground with independent and suburban voters: poll Bipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law MORE's "New York values" of donating in the past to Democrats.

"Guess what, Ted Cruz? I have New York values," Sanders responded, mentioning issues such as raising the minimum wage that he's focused on while campaigning in the state.

He also took a shot at Trump himself.

"Mr. Trump, you wouldn't know New York values if they were written in 50-foot gold letters on the side of the Empire State Building," Sanders said.

"New York values are the Statute of Liberty, not a wall between us and Mexico," he continued.

"The truth is, New York values are American values, there are no difference," Sanders said, dropping his mic on the stage.

The candidates are campaigning in New York ahead of its primary Tuesday.