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Old 08-10-2019, 09:07 PM
 
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Pop superstar Taylor Swift has explained her decision not to endorse Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election, arguing that Donald Trump was successfully weaponizing the concept of “celebrity endorsements” and would portray the pair as “the two nasty women.”

In a lengthy interview with Vogue, Swift admitted that she did not believe her endorsement would help Hillary’s campaign, despite widespread pressure on her to do so.


“Unfortunately in the 2016 election, you had a political opponent who was weaponizing the idea of the celebrity endorsement. He was going around saying, I’m a man of the people. I’m for you. I care about you. I just knew I wasn’t going to help,” she explained. “Also, you know, the summer before that election, all people were saying was She’s calculated. She’s manipulative. She’s not what she seems. She’s a snake. She’s a liar. These are the same exact insults people were hurling at Hillary.

“Would I be an endorsement or would I be a liability? Look, snakes of a feather flock together. Look, the two lying women. The two nasty women. Literally millions of people were telling me to disappear. So I disappeared. In many senses.


The 29-year-old singer also explained that she had become more interested in LGBT rights as “rights are being stripped from basically everyone who isn’t a straight white cisgender male.”

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainm...o-nasty-women/


Would Taylor's Endorsement been enough to push Hillary over the finish line?
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:09 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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Why does anyone care what Taylor Swift, or any celebrity, has to say about politics?
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:19 PM
 
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It depends. Who is among Taylor Swift's fan base (and I'm only talking about those who are old enough to vote)?
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:19 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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It’s sad to know that some people would actually vote based on a celebrity endorsement. Unfortunately we all know that it has happened and will continue to, as there are many people that are not prepared to make their own evaluation of the candidates, and they consider their favorite celebrities to know it all.
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:24 PM
 
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Why does anyone care what Taylor Swift, or any celebrity, has to say about politics?
Thank you.
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:25 PM
 
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She turned into a liberal ****.

Sad
Conservatives can have her back.
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:26 PM
 
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Why does anyone care what Taylor Swift, or any celebrity, has to say about politics?
Does that include Trump?
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:26 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'Waterfall City'
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not sure how anybody can say cisgender with a straight face.

she attacked the Republican woman in Tenn who won her senate race last year so it seems insincere for her to say she didn't come out for Hillary because Trump would exploit the celebrity thing.
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'Waterfall City'
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She's not hot enough to be Republican.

She looks like an alien
i think she's hot but it broke my heart when I found out she is friends with Lena Dunham and an ultra lib.

i suspected she was a lib but not to the point she says stuff like cisgender.
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Old Yesterday, 12:42 AM
 
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Well, at least Taylor is a lot easier on the eyes than Hillary.
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