Entrepreneur and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has rolled out a number of creative policy proposals to harness the power of technology and artificial intelligence to improve life in America — and to his own campaign strategy.
In a Wednesday appearance on TMZ, Yang unveiled video footage showing a hologram of himself performing a duet alongside a hologram of rapper Tupac Shakur, who died in 1996.
According to Yang, the idea behind the hologram is to allow him to campaign in two places at once.
In an interview with local Iowa newspaper the Carroll Times Herald, Yang said he hoped his hologram would give him an edge over the other 17 candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic nomination by allowing him to theoretically campaign in multiple competitive swing states on the same day.
“We are exploring rolling a truck out that would enable someone to see a hologram of me that is three-dimensional give my stump speech,” Yang said, adding that after the hologram delivered the speech, Yang himself would come onto to the live feed and take questions.
Yang added that not