King of the Nerds
BOSTON—Before Andrew Yang took the stage Wednesday evening, a peppy campaign spokeswoman taught the 200-or-so supporters assembled on Boston Common a new cheer.
“Andrew says a lot of things about numbers,” she explained. “He’s really into the facts, which is very exciting. So when he says things like ‘when you look at the numbers,’ I want you to put your ‘math’ signs in the air. If I say ‘math,’ you say—”
“Math!” the crowd screams back.
Many of their bright-blue campaign signs also say “Math.” A few, customized for the event, are emblazoned with “Welcome to Math-achusetts.” Every time Yang