The Andrew Yang thread

DenizenJane

Woodpecker
Non-Christian

I'll be honest. Never liked the guy. Still don't.

I think it was the "Mr. Godless Practicality" vibe that turned me off.
 

Castelnau

 
Banned
God Yang is such a simp with the "Asians need to be more patriotic to show we're American" rhetoric.

The article, titled "We Asian Americans are not the virus, but we can be part of the cure," was published April 1 in response to the recent surge of discrimination against Asian Americans amid coronavirus fears. It starts with Yang's recent experience at a grocery store when he writes he felt judged and demeaned.


"For the first time in years, I felt it. I felt self-conscious -- even a bit ashamed -- of being Asian," Yang wrote.

MORE: Backlash against Asians could hinder efforts to contain coronavirus, expert says
In many cases, that unease and wariness towards Asian Americans manifested into harassment and violent attacks around the country, including a man in New York City who was sprayed with air freshener while riding the subway, a Filipino boy bullied at a California middle school and the stabbing of an Asian American family in Midland, Texas, where the suspect allegedly claimed he targeted the family because they were Chinese.

As a way to improve the current situation, Yang implored Asian Americans to demonstrate they are part of the solution by embracing "our American-ness in ways we never have before."

"We need to step up, help our neighbors, donate gear, vote, wear red white and blue, volunteer, fund aid organizations, and do everything in our power to accelerate the end of this crisis. We should show without a shadow of a doubt that we are Americans who will do our part for our country in this time of need," Yang wrote in his op-ed.


Asians, and I mean East Asians specifically, need to be as aggressive as other racial groups in protecting their interests instead of being the pushover minority that gets attacked literally and figuratively. East Asians are targets of traditional racism and white liberal progressive racists who need a minority punching bag after kissing black ass 24/7. East Asians desperately need their equivalent of a Tariq Nasheed.

If Yang doesn't want to be the "asian" candidate or a asian-american leader he doesn't have to but if he gets a megaphone on behalf of asian-americans he shouldn't say stupid shit like that.
 

It_is_my_time

Crow
Protestant
If our political process is what they pretend that it is, just successful people running for office because they care about their fellow man and their nation, then Andrew Yang would be our President Elect. He started out with the most perfect message of UBI at the most desperate time for it coronavirus.

But that isn't what our political process is. If you pull back the curtain you see our political process is a handful of very evil and very wealthy men who are putting on a charade for the masses to consume. They then pay for their political nominee stooges to play a role. Bernie's role was to keep young people on the Democrat plantation with the false promise of student debt relief and govt. safety net. Bernie's role wasn't to win but just to keep the energy for "the next election".

Yang is the Gen X version of Bernie. Which means he is supposed to go around keeping young DNC voters about "the next election" but not the current election. Why not the current election? Because the GOP nominee they are running against is an evil Nazi super racist who wants to put women back in the kitchen and force them all to have 8 children without abortion being available. So for now you have to vote for the awful Joe Biden's of the world and then "next election" you will get your socialist fairy tale.
 

Speculation

Kingfisher
Protestant
Yang is the Gen X version of Bernie. Which means he is supposed to go around keeping young DNC voters about "the next election" but not the current election. Why not the current election? Because the GOP nominee they are running against is an evil Nazi super racist who wants to put women back in the kitchen and force them all to have 8 children without abortion being available. So for now you have to vote for the awful Joe Biden's of the world and then "next election" you will get your socialist fairy tale.
I listened to a recent Yang podcast this week and he actively rails against the Democrat party as doing this; 'Vote for us or the evil GOP will do all these horrible things and you don't want that to happen do you?'. He says by relying on fear the establishment never actually needs to create change for their voters. He talks about the necessity of changing the two party system for this reason and also seems to want to run under another party after his treatment during the primaries.

Here is the link. You want the 14/12/20 "Why lifelong Democrats are leaving the party" I'll try to find some time stamps if I have time, but if you can skim through you'll find Yang being against what you're talking about.
 

Speculation

Kingfisher
Protestant
Here is the link. You want the 14/12/20 "Why lifelong Democrats are leaving the party" I'll try to find some time stamps if I have time, but if you can skim through you'll find Yang being against what you're talking about.
He spends a lot of the podcast interviewing a gay socialist from Seattle :alien: but I think the podcast is a good snapshot of his current views:
  • Talking about fear being a bigger motivator that positive things you are going to do - 20:30
  • While both parties are bad he believes the Democrats are currently more functional - 23:35
  • He wants a ranked choice voting system to weaken the two major parties and enact change - 27:45
  • Democrat party being much more institutionally controlled and Democrats having higher institutional trust - 34:00
  • How the press only started giving him airtime after he dropped out - 34:25, 58:35
  • The media hiding institutional (The Cathedral) failure - 38:30
  • How Democratic Party uses fear against voters - 59:50
  • How Democratic Party and Hillary didn't care about the working class - 1:05:10
  • How to create a third party 1:19:00
 

It_is_my_time

Crow
Protestant
He spends a lot of the podcast interviewing a gay socialist from Seattle :alien: but I think the podcast is a good snapshot of his current views:
  • Talking about fear being a bigger motivator that positive things you are going to do - 20:30
  • While both parties are bad he believes the Democrats are currently more functional - 23:35
  • He wants a ranked choice voting system to weaken the two major parties and enact change - 27:45
  • Democrat party being much more institutionally controlled and Democrats having higher institutional trust - 34:00
  • How the press only started giving him airtime after he dropped out - 34:25, 58:35
  • The media hiding institutional (The Cathedral) failure - 38:30
  • How Democratic Party uses fear against voters - 59:50
  • How Democratic Party and Hillary didn't care about the working class - 1:05:10
  • How to create a third party 1:19:00

Excellent review, thank you. It sounds like Yang, at a minimum, kind of knows what's up, or in other words, that our current system is not sustainable. That is really exciting, just to hear a man who is given a voice, actually talk about the serious problems we face like an adult.

I don't think it will be allowed to win an election, the DNC will treat him like Bernie and make sure he doesn't get the nomination, even if it means losing the general election. But at least we have someone addressing the serious problems and giving serious solutions, instead of "tax cuts" or "Trump is an ebil racist nazi!!!!".
 

kosko

Peacock
Gold Member
God Yang is such a simp with the "Asians need to be more patriotic to show we're American" rhetoric.




Asians, and I mean East Asians specifically, need to be as aggressive as other racial groups in protecting their interests instead of being the pushover minority that gets attacked literally and figuratively. East Asians are targets of traditional racism and white liberal progressive racists who need a minority punching bag after kissing black ass 24/7. East Asians desperately need their equivalent of a Tariq Nasheed.

If Yang doesn't want to be the "asian" candidate or a asian-american leader he doesn't have to but if he gets a megaphone on behalf of asian-americans he shouldn't say stupid shit like that.
Isn't this just Yang pushing the "Model Minority" Meme? I hear this Model Minority stuff is an issue in the Asian community as many feel it pushes group conformity and herd-submissiveness.
 

jarlo

Woodpecker
Orthodox
In case any of you still support this guy:

Democrat Andrew Yang Echoes Calls From Communist China To Have Proof-Of-Vaccination Barcodes


Failed Democrat presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who is also a CNN contributor, echoed on Friday calls from communist China by calling for people to have proof-of-vaccination barcodes.

“Is there a way for someone to easily show that they have been vaccinated — like a bar code they can download to their phone?” Yang wrote on Twitter. “There ought to be.”


“Tough to have mass gatherings like concerts or ballgames without either mass adoption of the vaccine or a means of signaling,” he added. “I’ve been tested at a photo shoot or interview and gotten a bracelet showing I was negative. Then we could interact more freely.”

Yang’s remarks are similar to what Chinese communist dictator Xi Jinping, who has religious minorities locked up in concentration camps, wants to be implemented around the world.
 
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