Is he sometimes ignored and not taken seriously by traditional media because of racism?
Trump never was a politician. So, no wonder a Democratic businessman is not getting any traction? Well, Yang is, polling 4th-8th place from a field of 24. Cuomo is a great journalist. Look at his talk with Yang:
In the first TV debate with 10 Democratic candidates, he was only asked two questions, purposely or inadvertently and his mike malfunctioned:
One of the big TV stations seems to ignore him, almost on purpose.
But that station interviewed him — and he knows his stuff and gets across:
Yet, see him being elbowed aside by a Black candidate while he’s interviewed by a journalist who has trouble taking him any serious:
He has his own plans against anti-Afro-American (“Black”) racism:
He says that he can beat Trump because he’s good at math. Literate would do it too. He does speak with pride without arrogance – that’s attractive.
He seems to say it as it is, which could save the economy and climate:
He knows how to talk to a real right-winger and not sound crazy:
Like Buttigieg, he doesn’t get angry and he smiles. But Yang doesn’t talk as much about being young as the Gay mayor does. Bernie is an old man with a young soul, Pete a young guy with an old soul but Yang is Young period.
He thinks outside of the box (like Marianne Williamson but then grounded in reality and fact rather than ideas and beliefs), rejecting 20th-century solutions for the 21st. Many argue between Socialism and Capitalism but he says Humanistic Capitalism which seems the best of both worlds (only).
With all this clear rational thinking, he’s not devoid of emotions.
On international politics, we’ll have to wait and see. He does have a razor-sharp mind, a clear-headed understanding, and a humanist outlook. Which sadly, doesn’t automatically mean that he’ll be a Zionist, though. But he doesn’t sound like Obama III at all, which gives me hope.
There are many many interesting parallels between the Jewish and the Chinese Diaspora in the US to contemplate.
Not only must racism in the US be fought more than ever in recent history; it might need to be battled before the elections, to take all candidates seriously, not just those of certain racial background(s).
We know that beyond blatant violent racism there is the more subtle pervasive racism of not noticing a nonwhite person. Is US racism against Asians actually worse than anti-Latino and anti-African bigotry? I don’t know. But the above clips suggest keeping this question in mind. Unaware racism will only be beaten when we pay attention to it and call it out.
I love the YangGang’s MATH hats: Make America Think Harder.
In the newest speculation, maybe Hillary will run too (the one so disliked that people preferred Trump). That would be marvelous. She and Joe would share the top spots (with each barely a double-digit percentage, making all the runner-ups much closer to the jackpot. And then the person with the best plans and attitude should win. My advice is: keep your eyes on Yang.
He just qualified for the next Democratic TV debate (with 7 others so far).