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Singer Taylor Swift says in a new interview that it was her ‘responsibility’ for its ‘impact’ to ‘it’s disgusting’ [in political rhetoric.
Taylor Swift has opened up about her political beliefs once again.
In an interview with The Guardian, the 29-year-old singer-songwriter spoke about her views on abortion are, and what they think of President Trump is tearing the country apart.
“We are a democracy, and, in any case, we have, where you are welcome to not agree, criticism, and debate,” she said. “I think that [the Trumpet] think that it will all end.”
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The Grammy award-winner admitted she was torn about what America stood for, and after the 2016 elections, when “all the dirtiest tricks in the book, and it’s worked out.”
Swift described the atmosphere as “gaslighting of the American public in his” If you hate the president or you hate America.'”
The “Lover” singer is also due to its decision to not endorse anyone in the recent election, when she avoided the public eye because of her mother’s battle with cancer, and it is a very high-profile feud with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.
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“I was just trying to protect my mental health, don’t read the news very much, just going to cast my vote, and tell people how to vote. I did what I could, and I knew I couldn’t. I was literally about to break down,” she confessed.
Swift admitted she felt like her “bad reputation” for her “is just useless … and it might even be a hindrance to a political candidate, but said that she would support Hillary Clinton if she had been in the public domain.
The star also promised to “do everything I can to meet the 2020 target, and made it clear that they are “pro-choice.”
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“I just can’t believe this is happening,” she added, referring to the newly enacted laws limiting abortion in the states of Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.
Swift broke her political silence in October of last year, in a long Instagram post ahead of 2018 mid-term elections.
In it, she urged in her 112-million followers to vote for Democrat Phil Bredesen for U.S. Senate from Tennessee, and Rep. Jim Cooper, a Democrat who was running for re-election. In her post, was very critical of the Republican Marsha Blackburn, who reports to Bredesen in the election
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Earlier in the year, the star explained to her that it was her duty to use her platform to influence people.
“The call of the racism and provocation of anxiety by way of thinly veiled messages that is not what I want from our leaders, and I have come to realize that it is my responsibility to use my influence against such vile rhetoric. I’m going to have to do more to help. We have a great competition coming up next year,” she wrote in an essay for Elle.
Fox News’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report