Channeling the fear about the future that two-thirds of her generation faces, Swift connected her "Tennessee values" to critical votes that a member of Congress takes, chipping away at one of the most significant barriers to voting, which is seeing the tangible impact that participation can make.
Taylor Swift's decision to break her longstanding silence on politics and urge people to back Democrats in the upcoming United States mid-term elections has led to a massive spike in registrations, according to a voter advocacy group.
It seems Swift's post has specifically inspired new voters in her home state of Tennessee.
For context, in the entire month of August, only 56,669 people registered to vote.
However, "due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years", she now feels differently about staying quiet, she said.More news: India vs West Indies live scores first Test day three
"Thank God for Taylor Swift", Kamari added. I know plenty of people think that it's ridiculous that 65,000 people needed Taylor Swift to tell them to vote before they did so.
The 28-year-old Shake It Off star said she felt compelled to speak out because she believes in "the fight for LGBTQ rights" and that "any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender is WRONG". I will be voting for Phil Bredesen for Senate and Jim Cooper for House of Representatives.
Fox News brought on Charlie Kirk, founder of the conservative nonprofit Turning Point USA, to both condemn Swift's message and to insult her intelligence. She voted against the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which attempts to protect women from domestic violence, stalking, and date rape.
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"She weighs every word carefully, but she has to because few artists receive more scrutiny than she does, " said Beverly Keel, chair of the department of recording industry at Middle Tennessee State University. She believes businesses have a right to refuse service to gay couples.
"It's a time when human beings, if they believe something, they should talk about it, especially as I think a lot of white people are waking up, " Cam said during an event at the Grand Ole Opry celebrating Ray Charles. The site typically has 14,078 average daily visitors, Guthrie said. October 9th is the LAST DAY to register to vote in the state of TN.
But in a lengthy Instagram post, she passionately spoke about how this was not the case.
Mr Trump dismissed Swift as an uninformed voter. So many of us wished she would use that platform earlier to encourage her (again, mostly female) fanbase to educate themselves on political issues earlier, and many now are wishing she had never done so.More news: Kanye is Headed to the White House