4chan has forums dedicated to positioning TSwift as an Aryan goddess of the alt-right, and Brietbart tweets her lyrics. She has not sought this kind of attention; in fact, she avoids politics in public. But it certainly is icky and it would make us all feel better if she threw down on Trump/the alt-right instead of Kanye.

Well, we don’t have the right, or even the expectation, that Taylor Swift should care about our feelings. Demanding that she comment about this or that is simply bullying.

And Kanye? Let’s keep in mind that he was drunk, he co-opted one of the biggest achievements of her (at the time) young career, humiliating her, and physically hurt her in the process when he grabbed the award from her hands. He’s lucky he didn’t get sued, and if the ongoing contempt of Taylor Swift is the only penalty he has to suffer from it, he’s lucky.

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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