On Friday morning, Andrew Yang dropped his first U.S. Senate endorsement of 2020. For those who’d been wondering how Yang might wield the political capital accrued during his giddy run for president — beyond championing Universal Basic Income and toying with a run for mayor of New York City — here’s was an answer. And that answer was … Mike Broihier? Who is, apparently, a longshot candidate for Senate from Kentucky?
Yes, indeed: Mike Broihier. And there’s a backstory here, folks. One that’s well worth telling, especially at a time when we could all use a worthy underdog to root for, and a far-fetched dream to dream. So sit right back and you’ll hear a tale.
When Yang folded his presidential tent on New