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2021-04-14 5:38:33 PM  
Original Tweet:

 
2021-04-14 6:18:56 PM  
Yang: Trying to be hip, ending up being more elbow.
 
2021-04-14 7:13:16 PM  
Protest gatekeeping?
 
2021-04-14 7:19:46 PM  
Yeah, maybe the dude should just count his money and STFU.

UBI is still a good idea.
 
2021-04-14 10:25:57 PM  

IgG4: Protest gatekeeping?


No, trying to use a protest over a killing to gain political points gatekeeping.
 
2021-04-14 10:29:52 PM  
Luckily Flushing and Chinatown have enough votes to carry him to the finish line.

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2021-04-14 10:30:04 PM  

dkulprit: IgG4: Protest gatekeeping?

No, trying to use a protest over a killing to gain political points gatekeeping.


Politicking in a black church still OK though.
 
2021-04-14 10:33:40 PM  
I'm here for the yang gang

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2021-04-14 10:36:21 PM  

GoldSpider: dkulprit: IgG4: Protest gatekeeping?

No, trying to use a protest over a killing to gain political points gatekeeping.

Politicking in a black church still OK though.


The difference between being invited to use the saopbox, and crashing a party. If he wants to develop his opinions, he has unlimited access. He is supposed to work for CNN, isnt he? Or MSNBC? He has access and he has platforms.
 
2021-04-14 10:36:38 PM  
What's wrong with Yang? I have yet to receive that memo.
 
2021-04-14 10:37:43 PM  
Yang's campaign is being run by lobbyists

Andrew Yang's two campaign managers, his press secretary, his policy director and multiple senior advisers don't actually work for his New York City mayoral campaign. They're employed by Tusk Strategies, a lobbying firm that's regularly hired by clients to advocate for or against bills that are being considered by the City Council and the mayor.

https://www.cityandstateny.com/articl​e​s/politics/new-york-city/andrew-yangs-​mayoral-campaign-being-run-lobbying-fi​rm.html
 
2021-04-14 10:40:06 PM  

JohnBigBootay: What's wrong with Yang? I have yet to receive that memo.


The left have now canceled him because UBI is uber-GQP or something. I dunno. This whole country is farming nuts.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
 
2021-04-14 10:40:11 PM  
Narrative:
The Woke Left eats its own, ousts Yang from protest.

What seems to have happened:
3-5 People yell for half a minute at Yang to leave protest, and he bikes away.
 
2021-04-14 10:40:56 PM  
Wait- it's not even a protest? It's a vigil?
 
2021-04-14 10:41:07 PM  

dumbobruni: Yang's campaign is being run by lobbyists

Andrew Yang's two campaign managers, his press secretary, his policy director and multiple senior advisers don't actually work for his New York City mayoral campaign. They're employed by Tusk Strategies, a lobbying firm that's regularly hired by clients to advocate for or against bills that are being considered by the City Council and the mayor.

https://www.cityandstateny.com/article​s/politics/new-york-city/andrew-yangs-​mayoral-campaign-being-run-lobbying-fi​rm.html


Like evil lobbyists or lobbyists who are lobbying against evil lobbyists?
 
2021-04-14 10:42:47 PM  

JohnBigBootay: What's wrong with Yang? I have yet to receive that memo.


Most of Yang's policy proposals consist of the last thing someone tweeted at him.
 
2021-04-14 10:43:23 PM  
Everybody Yang shun tonight.
 
2021-04-14 10:46:55 PM  
I don't live in nyc so my opinion is meaningless. But if I lived there I'd be wondering who would do a better job... and has a chance to win.
 
2021-04-14 10:49:19 PM  

Telephone Sanitizer Second Class: Everybody Yang shun tonight.


Well done. Golf clap for you.
 
2021-04-14 10:49:22 PM  

Wanderlusting: JohnBigBootay: What's wrong with Yang? I have yet to receive that memo.

The left have now canceled him because UBI is uber-GQP or something. I dunno. This whole country is farming nuts.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯


It was probably because he showed up at the protest and didn't speak with the protesters and has advocated for INCREASED police funding. Just a thought.
 
2021-04-14 10:49:48 PM  
brooklyn knows best

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2021-04-14 10:51:23 PM  

JohnBigBootay: dumbobruni: Yang's campaign is being run by lobbyists

Andrew Yang's two campaign managers, his press secretary, his policy director and multiple senior advisers don't actually work for his New York City mayoral campaign. They're employed by Tusk Strategies, a lobbying firm that's regularly hired by clients to advocate for or against bills that are being considered by the City Council and the mayor.

https://www.cityandstateny.com/article​s/politics/new-york-city/andrew-yangs-​mayoral-campaign-being-run-lobbying-fi​rm.html

Like evil lobbyists or lobbyists who are lobbying against evil lobbyists?


It sounds like the firm decided to skip the middle man. Which is probably fine, right? These people with nothing but a temporary and immediate financial interest in everything are probably totally legit.
 
2021-04-14 10:51:58 PM  
The "who to follow" recommendations for the linked twitter account seem to be a bunch of right-wing fud complaining about "leftists", and the link in the OP doesn't work.

This is pretty shiat even for a Fark twitter link.
 
2021-04-14 10:52:14 PM  

dumbobruni: Yang's campaign is being run by lobbyists

Andrew Yang's two campaign managers, his press secretary, his policy director and multiple senior advisers don't actually work for his New York City mayoral campaign. They're employed by Tusk Strategies, a lobbying firm that's regularly hired by clients to advocate for or against bills that are being considered by the City Council and the mayor.


Why don't you ask him if he's going to stay?
Why don't you ask him if he's going away?
 
2021-04-14 10:54:41 PM  

Wanderlusting: JohnBigBootay: What's wrong with Yang? I have yet to receive that memo.

The left have now canceled him because UBI is uber-GQP or something. I dunno. This whole country is farming nuts.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯


He's a farking idiot and he's woefully unqualified to do anything in the public sector. Why are y'all surprised by this?
 
2021-04-14 10:58:47 PM  

JohnBigBootay: I don't live in nyc so my opinion is meaningless. But if I lived there I'd be wondering who would do a better job... and has a chance to win.


There's a bunch of candidates. Race is 10 weeks away I think? Or maybe that's the primaries, not sure. Been meaning to look it up a create a guide for my friends and I to share around but it's on a hearty list I'm slowly working through
 
2021-04-14 11:03:14 PM  
Well he did show up with the Aqua Teen: Attention Whore Force in tow.

/it's all viral in tha hood, G
 
2021-04-14 11:06:49 PM  

GoldSpider: dkulprit: IgG4: Protest gatekeeping?

No, trying to use a protest over a killing to gain political points gatekeeping.

Politicking in a black church still OK though.


Don't be gross
 
2021-04-14 11:07:34 PM  

GoldSpider: dkulprit: IgG4: Protest gatekeeping?

No, trying to use a protest over a killing to gain political points gatekeeping.

Politicking in a black church still OK though.


If they're invited because the pastor likes their message.  Sure.
 
2021-04-14 11:09:38 PM  

Murkanen: The "who to follow" recommendations for the linked twitter account seem to be a bunch of right-wing fud complaining about "leftists", and the link in the OP doesn't work.

This is pretty shiat even for a Fark twitter link.


Yeah, this whole thing is weird. I'm ready to jump on the Yang hate bang wagon when I see some serious journalism about it.
 
2021-04-14 11:10:27 PM  
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This right here disqualifies him from political positions, imo, and frankly made me dislike him and would be something I would boo him for.  The amount of evidence that revealed Trump to be an evil treasonous tyrant was/is omnipresent and voluminous.  Even prior to his deliberate mishandling and relentless spread of disinformation of COVid-19 that led to more American deaths then even those killed by Nazi's in WW2.
 
2021-04-14 11:11:39 PM  

dkulprit: GoldSpider: dkulprit: IgG4: Protest gatekeeping?

No, trying to use a protest over a killing to gain political points gatekeeping.

Politicking in a black church still OK though.

If they're invited because the pastor likes their message.  Sure.


I know, right? Could you imagine? Just, like, barging into Ebenezer Baptist Church and being like "Brad Slocam for District 3!!!!" and then running out?
 
2021-04-14 11:14:28 PM  

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This right here disqualifies him from political positions, imo, and frankly made me dislike him and would be something I would boo him for.  The amount of evidence that revealed Trump to be an evil treasonous tyrant was/is omnipresent and voluminous.  Even prior to his deliberate mishandling and relentless spread of disinformation of COVid-19 that led to more American deaths then even those killed by Nazi's in WW2.


I'm not defending Yang at all, but come on man. For all the politicians claiming to want to prosecute Trump, the man is still walking free with no charges.

They are all corrupt and bought off.
 
2021-04-14 11:17:15 PM  

JohnBigBootay: I don't live in nyc so my opinion is meaningless. But if I lived there I'd be wondering who would do a better job... and has a chance to win.


who ever wins the Dem primary will win the general.

GOP side is a who's who of "who cares". the Dem with the fewest donations, Dianne Morales, has outraised both of the two remaining GOP candidates (Tirschwell failed to collect enough signatures and was just kicked off the ballot)

https://pix11.com/news/new-york-elect​i​ons/nyc-gop-mayoral-primary-focuses-on​-policing/
https://www.gothamgazette.com/city/10​2​78-money-race-republican-nyc-mayor-pri​mary-march-filing-fundraising
https://nypost.com/2021/03/16/yang-ra​i​ses-2-1m-half-of-donations-coming-from​-nyc-filings/
 
2021-04-14 11:17:47 PM  

wesmon: Qchucka: [Fark user image image 850x697]


This right here disqualifies him from political positions, imo, and frankly made me dislike him and would be something I would boo him for.  The amount of evidence that revealed Trump to be an evil treasonous tyrant was/is omnipresent and voluminous.  Even prior to his deliberate mishandling and relentless spread of disinformation of COVid-19 that led to more American deaths then even those killed by Nazi's in WW2.

I'm not defending Yang at all, but come on man. For all the politicians claiming to want to prosecute Trump, the man is still walking free with no charges.

They are all corrupt and bought off.


There's a difference between not charging him after 70 days and pardoning him. Quit with the BSAB
 
2021-04-14 11:19:30 PM  

Qchucka: [Fark user image image 850x697]


This right here disqualifies him from political positions, imo, and frankly made me dislike him and would be something I would boo him for.  The amount of evidence that revealed Trump to be an evil treasonous tyrant was/is omnipresent and voluminous.  Even prior to his deliberate mishandling and relentless spread of disinformation of COVid-19 that led to more American deaths then even those killed by Nazi's in WW2.


Soooooo ... when is Garland drawing up all those charges?

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2021-04-14 11:22:21 PM  

cameroncrazy1984: wesmon: Qchucka: [Fark user image image 850x697]


This right here disqualifies him from political positions, imo, and frankly made me dislike him and would be something I would boo him for.  The amount of evidence that revealed Trump to be an evil treasonous tyrant was/is omnipresent and voluminous.  Even prior to his deliberate mishandling and relentless spread of disinformation of COVid-19 that led to more American deaths then even those killed by Nazi's in WW2.

I'm not defending Yang at all, but come on man. For all the politicians claiming to want to prosecute Trump, the man is still walking free with no charges.

They are all corrupt and bought off.

There's a difference between not charging him after 70 days and pardoning him. Quit with the BSAB


Yeah, get back to me in 2 years when Trump is still walking around talking shiat and no one has done anything about it.

Wise up my friend
 
2021-04-14 11:28:03 PM  
Neoliberals are going to fight tooth and nail to stop any politician who supports UBI from getting elected to any higher office.  UBI cuts off their funding sources because money will go directly to the people and not through political pork projects.
 
2021-04-14 11:28:36 PM  
I was mildly interested in him until he announced that he was just too busy and rich to live like his constituents: "We live in a two-bedroom apartment in Manhattan... can you imagine trying to have two kids on virtual school in a two-bedroom apartment and then trying to do work yourself?"

You just announced that you're less competent than every parent living below the poverty line, you numb fark.
 
2021-04-14 11:33:31 PM  
Anti asian hate crime
 
2021-04-14 11:34:47 PM  

Kuta: Neoliberals are going to fight tooth and nail to stop any politician who supports UBI from getting elected to any higher office.  UBI cuts off their funding sources because money will go directly to the people and not through political pork projects.


He isn't even proposing UBI anymore. He's proposing $2000...a year.

Beyond that, look at his economic proposals. He's more of a neoliberal than Buttigieg ever was, he just dresses it up with technofuturist babble and hot takes on issues only Joe Rogan's fanbase cares about.
 
2021-04-14 11:42:05 PM  

Albino Squid: Kuta: Neoliberals are going to fight tooth and nail to stop any politician who supports UBI from getting elected to any higher office.  UBI cuts off their funding sources because money will go directly to the people and not through political pork projects.

He isn't even proposing UBI anymore. He's proposing $2000...a year.

Beyond that, look at his economic proposals. He's more of a neoliberal than Buttigieg ever was, he just dresses it up with technofuturist babble and hot takes on issues only Joe Rogan's fanbase cares about.


There was no chance he could get any of that UBI in.  But just the fact that he ran for mayor of New York City tells me he was not serious. The political system there is so entrenched and corrupt the man has to know he could never change anything. I'd imagine he just sees it as a political stepping stone
 
2021-04-14 11:51:56 PM  

Kuta: Neoliberals are going to fight tooth and nail to stop any politician who supports UBI from getting elected to any higher office.  UBI cuts off their funding sources because money will go directly to the people and not through political pork projects.


Neolibs oppose UBI? *Laughs in jacobin*

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/12/uni​versal-basic-income-inequality-work
 
2021-04-15 12:13:43 AM  

Do you even grift bro: JohnBigBootay: I don't live in nyc so my opinion is meaningless. But if I lived there I'd be wondering who would do a better job... and has a chance to win.

There's a bunch of candidates. Race is 10 weeks away I think? Or maybe that's the primaries, not sure. Been meaning to look it up a create a guide for my friends and I to share around but it's on a hearty list I'm slowly working through


Primaries are in June.

Yang is running an outsider techno campaign that's reminiscent of Bloomberg, and currently polling in first. That might just be name recognition, but it could be enough.

My favorite of the bunch is Maya Wiley. Advocates top-down police reform, and has the chops to pull it off. Plus a bunch of other good stuff like taxing vacant commercial & residential units used as investments/tax shelters in order to pay for small business tax breaks, and a grant for people who provide informal home care.
 
2021-04-15 12:17:08 AM  

dumbobruni: Kuta: Neoliberals are going to fight tooth and nail to stop any politician who supports UBI from getting elected to any higher office.  UBI cuts off their funding sources because money will go directly to the people and not through political pork projects.

Neolibs oppose UBI? *Laughs in jacobin*

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/12/uni​versal-basic-income-inequality-work


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoli​b​eralism

You can apologize to the thread and thank me later.
 
2021-04-15 12:40:16 AM  
This will actually win him more votes than it costs him
 
2021-04-15 12:49:39 AM  

Wanderlusting: JohnBigBootay: What's wrong with Yang? I have yet to receive that memo.

The left have now canceled him because UBI is uber-GQP or something. I dunno. This whole country is farming nuts.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯


no,he decided to show up and make sure everyone knew he was there.  He and his campaign decided a photo op was a good idea.  stop using the phrase canceled because it's meaningless,
 
2021-04-15 12:50:39 AM  
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2021-04-15 7:45:48 AM  

emtwo: dumbobruni: Kuta: Neoliberals are going to fight tooth and nail to stop any politician who supports UBI from getting elected to any higher office.  UBI cuts off their funding sources because money will go directly to the people and not through political pork projects.

Neolibs oppose UBI? *Laughs in jacobin*

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/12/uni​versal-basic-income-inequality-work

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neolib​eralism

You can apologize to the thread and thank me later.


I didn't realize that Robert Reich was a neolib.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/thehill.c​om/policy/finance/465906-universal-bas​ic-income-advocates-warn-yangs-freedom​-dividend-would-harm-low-income-americ​ans%3famp
 
2021-04-15 8:02:58 AM  

Wanderlusting: JohnBigBootay: What's wrong with Yang? I have yet to receive that memo.

The left have now canceled him because UBI is uber-GQP or something. I dunno. This whole country is farming nuts.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯


what farming nuts looks like

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/we should just use 'farming' = 'farking'
//it's what your phone wants
///no sense fighting it
 
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