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Why @AndrewYang’s campaign is brilliant: a thread, with predictions at the end. #YangGang #Yang2020 @scottsantens

After 2016, I felt disenfranchised. All the emotional energy I put into the Sanders campaign — and then Clinton — felt wasted.
So in ‘17 and ‘18, I started looking into what went wrong. I had become a boilerplate social justice progressive up until that point. My gut told me that we had been blindsided by Trump because we fundamentally misread the room.
So I started paying attention to political outsiders who challenged liberal and conservative orthodoxies.

Finally, in 2018, I read an interview with Yang. He had decided to run for President on UBI. At the time, his website was threadbare — he seemed like an intriguing blip.
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This will be a brief thread about @AndrewYang's google presence during the debate.

First exhibit: a 4-hour run on the interest he saw. #1 in average interest during the debate.

P.S. Did Kamala actually say something interesting?

#MATH #LetYangSpeak
@AndrewYang Andrew's search interest performance was not just relegated to high-tech regions, the midwest, or anywhere in particular. He won the entire country during the debate (lol except Montana and Oklahoma).

#MATH
@AndrewYang The related queries? THIS is very telling.

They were all STRAIGHT to his website, presumably to register for his #FreedomDividend raffle. Some think it was a silly choice for #YangsDebateSurprise, but clearly it was effective.

#MATH
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