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Who should be the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee?
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Andrew Yang understands the importance of tech

Yang has considerable experience in the technology sector, and understands how important it is for the future of the economy.
2020 US Election Andrew Yang


As technology rapidly advances, the job economy struggles to keep up, meaning that jobs are increasingly replaced through automation.

The Argument

As more and more jobs disappear due to automation,[1] it is vital that America has a strong plan to ensure those affected have an alternative path. Additionally, Yang wants to regulate the social media companies that currently run riot, both in terms of the meteoric rise of social media use and their unrestrained economic structure.[2]

Counter arguments

Automation and technology are pressing issues. But these are minor issues. Guiding America post-2020 will be an extremely complex task, and demands a high-level plan in which automation is a minor concern.



[P1] The job economy is suffering greatly due to the rise of automation. [P2] Yang is the only candidate taking this seriously. [P3] Yang should be elected as the Democratic candidate.

Rejecting the premises

[Rejecting P3] Yang's policies do not adequately deal with the issues presented by automation.


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