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‘A betrayal beyond words’ Far right melts down over Swift’s endorsement of Democrats
Posted by: $tevie
Date: October 10, 2018 08:03PM
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Taylor Swift’s declaration that she plans to vote for Democrats next month fell like a hammer across the Trump-worshipping subforums of the far-right Internet, where people had convinced themselves, for reasons it will take some time to explain, that the world-famous pop star was a secret #MAGA fan.

The news caught 4chan and Reddit trolls mid-post. On the pro-Trump r/The_Donald board, someone had just written out a sexual fantasy in which Swift and Kanye West hooked up because “Trump being the best president is actually something they both agree on.” The author edited the post minutes later: “NVM didn’t realize Taylor sold out to the left.”

Missives about Swift’s perceived betrayal of conservatism clogged far-right message boards. Some simply refused to believe what she had written to her 112 million Instagram followers Sunday evening —
[www.washingtonpost.com]



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Re: ‘A betrayal beyond words’ Far right melts down over Swift’s endorsement of Democrats
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: October 10, 2018 08:12PM
and all those American Music Awards she just picked up are a Commie Conspiracy.
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Re: ‘A betrayal beyond words’ Far right melts down over Swift’s endorsement of Democrats
Posted by: hal
Date: October 10, 2018 08:46PM
Holt @#$%& - these people are whacked in the head!

Suffice to say, a meme of Pepe the Frog openly weeping with a gun to his head appeared in one of the most popular threads, more or less summing up the mood.
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Re: ‘A betrayal beyond words’ Far right melts down over Swift’s endorsement of Democrats
Posted by: Lizabeth
Date: October 11, 2018 07:21AM
Taylor Swift didn't sell out to anyone. And an awlful lot of people registered to vote because of her - that's a good thing!!!!
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Re: ‘A betrayal beyond words’ Far right melts down over Swift’s endorsement of Democrats
Posted by: Speedy
Date: October 11, 2018 11:38AM
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Lizabeth
Taylor Swift didn't sell out to anyone. And an awlful lot of people registered to vote because of her - that's a good thing!!!!

Not if you are a Republican.



Saint Cloud, Minnesota, where the weather is wonderful even when it isn't.
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Re: ‘A betrayal beyond words’ Far right melts down over Swift’s endorsement of Democrats
Posted by: Lux Interior
Date: October 11, 2018 02:10PM
No. It's Becky.
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