Taylor Swift To Get More Political: ‘My Responsibility’ To Stop ‘Racism, Fear’

NewsBusters | 3/8/2019 | Staff
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Finally, Taylor Swift has promised to grace us with more of her political opinion. After years of media haranguing and being quiet when asked her opinions on the bad Orange Man (Vice claimed her silence may be partially to blame for Trump’s election) the pop princess claimed that from here on out she “will be more active in political campaigns.”

And if her stance during the 2018 midterm elections were any indication — she had claimed Tennessee Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn’s conservative policies “terrified her” — she’s definitely not going to be supporting any conservatives for 2020. Well, not that her record label Universal Music Group would have let her anyway.

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WashPo reporter Sarah Polus condensed an Op-ed Swift wrote for Elle Magazine, in which the blonde mega star discussed new milestones she was coming up on, like turning 30. Swift joked about her newfound love of making cocktails in a way that many a purple-haired, PTSD-suffering Hillary supporter can relate to. “I learned how to make some easy cocktails,” Taylor claimed, “like Pimm’s cups, Aperol spritzes, Old-Fashioneds, and Mojitos because … 2016”

“2016.” Of course. That dreaded year. It makes the stomach nauseous, the hands shaky. Though Taylor may need to rethink the message she’s sending to her tween fanclub when she’s recommending alcohol to drown her Trump-related sorrows.

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But don’t worry about Swift going fully down that debilitating road. She’s got a mission and that's getting out there and campaigning for more Dems. Swift wrote, “I’m finding my voice in terms of...
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