Draft talk:Andrew Yang

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Why is this still a draft?[edit]

Aside from it's short nature this candidate should have his own page151.160.7.53 (talk) 15:10, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

Probably because it's so short. Lengthen it and see what happens. Avida Dollarsher again 16:01, 4 December 2019 (UTC)
It could also do with more (independent) sources, but yeah make it longer. --Annanoon (talk) 16:23, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

Suggestion for sources for a critical assessment of Yang(‘s policy ideas)[edit]

Hiya, I’ll just post the first suggestion for a source that takes a critical view of Yang’s policy ideas (and also his general approach to politics) here:

I’ll add more if and when I come across them and others are of course welcome to do the same. ScepticWombat (talk) 10:05, 24 December 2019 (UTC)

An additional couple of critical sources:
Feel free to add more. ScepticWombat (talk) 05:16, 15 January 2020 (UTC)

pending irrelevancy[edit]

The yang gang is crashing and burning as his support never gained substantial momentum in mainstream politics and his polling numbers remained low. EK (talk) 12:33, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

I somewhat agree and unless Yang manages to carve out a niche for himself (either within the Democratic Party or as a fringe candidate, or even a combination of both à la Ron Paul), we should consider vaporising the draft. However, I think that this decision can wait until after the November elections.
Especially in the case of a Biden win, whether he throws Yang a juicy bone or might give a good indication of the merit of a this article: If Yang becomes figure of some stature on the political scene, then he might well merit an article; otherwise just nuke it (I’ve basically added the same sentiment to the talk page of the Buttigieg draft). ScepticWombat (talk) 03:58, 23 August 2020 (UTC)
I think his unique-ish ideas are sufficiently worthy of a look for him to have an article, but I would not, like, crusade against anyone who nominated it for deletion. We could just delete this article for now(this is admittedly pretty threadbare, and few seem even interested in editing it) and wait till we know more about his future.-Flandres (talk) 20:32, 27 August 2020 (UTC)

Given that he is running a mayoral campaign that seems "not dead on arrival" I think he is now relevant enough to merit keeping this article.-Flandres (talk) 16:30, 28 December 2020 (UTC)