Is Andrew Yang bribing voters?

Andrew Yang Gets ‘Huge Expansion’ to Email List: Nearly 500,000 Apply for $12K Giveaway.

Breitbart: Andrew Yang’s offer from the Democrat debate stage last week to pay ten American families $1,000 a month for a year to showcase his universal basic income campaign promise has drawn almost a half a million email entries into the $120,000 lottery.

The offer also helped the 44-year-old long-shot presidential candidate collect $1 million in donations in the 72 hours following the debate, Yang’s campaign told Politico:

The campaign said that over 90 percent of the email addresses are new, a huge expansion of the candidate’s email list. He also gained more Twitter followers over the course of the debate than any other candidate.

While some rivals on the debate stage laughed and rolled their eyes at the ploy, Yang’s campaign sees the “Freedom Dividend Pilot Program” as an example of why their internet-first campaign has pushed them to sixth place in the crowded contest.

“We’ve got a 21st-century candidate and we’re running a 21st-century campaign,” Campaign Manager Zach Graumann said in the Politico report. “That’s something not many of our competitors can say.”

That $1 million represents more than one-third of the money Yang raised in the last quarter, Politico reported.

Yang said in his announcement on the debate stage that it was better to give his campaign money to American families than to spend it on political ads and consultants. more here

8 Comments on Is Andrew Yang bribing voters?

  1. No difference than the “free shit” campaigns.

    Reparations.
    Student debt “forgiveness.”
    Tax the rich.
    Medicare for all.
    ObolaCare.
    Socialist Security.
    Welfare.
    Open borders.
    Free college tuition.
    Green New Deal.
    Green energy.

    It’s all “free pie-in-the-sky” bullshit fantasy lies offering something for nothing.
    They use it because it works (among a certain segment of humanity).

    izlamo delenda est …

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  2. Ditto Tim.

    Yang is just taking the old “walkin’ around money”, which is completely illegal, that Democrats have done for over a century and putting it on a debit card.

    That robot took muh job! Rampant robophobia.

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  3. One thing in Yang’s favor (probably the ONLY thing) is that he’ll be paying the money out of his own campaign bank account instead out of your and my bank accounts the way buying votes is usually done.

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