Help, We Can’t Stop Writing About Andrew Yang

The outsider brings provocative ideas and good vibes. But can an “empty vessel” really make it through New York’s shark-infested media waters?

Andrew Yang at Coney Island. The rise of Mr. Yang, like a cheerful helium balloon, in New York’s once-savage media-political scene has been disconcerting to its denizens. Photo: John Taggart for The New York Times