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Taylor Swift sets new American Music Award record; urges people to vote

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Unfortunately Taylor Swift's concerns were the usual ones on behalf of only certain segments of society. I would really love to see Democrats and their Hollywood supporters abandon their identity politics, racism against whites, demeaning of men, violent and bully tactics of ANTIFA and BLM, etc, and offer economic plans that benefit all citizens and will win over swing voters. Haven't they learned from their last election defeat?

How sad the corruption and demise of the formerly working class Democrats. They should return to the days of Jimmy Carter who was an honest, principled and decent man whose concern was for every citizen.

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Correction:

How sad the corruption and demise of the formerly working class friendly Democrats.

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Not a big fan, until now. 10 points Taylor.

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offer economic plans that benefit all citizens and will win over swing voters.

you mean like the one's the republicans passed that benefited the rich and corporations?!

violent and bully tactics of ANTIFA

unlike the peaceful tactics of white supremacists.

racism against whites

wow, i mean it must be so hard to be white, and male, these days. the suffering that you must go through on a daily basis is unheard of compared to people of color and the lgbtq community.

How sad the corruption and demise of the formerly working class Democrats.

how sad the total capitulation of conservative values by republicans. you used to be the law and order party, but you have given trump carte blanche to run his mobster-like presidency without the checks and balances of the house and senate. you no longer care about free trade, about being the beacon on the hill, or about international organizations. reagan is turning over in his grave right now.

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Ms. Swift is a decent singer and entertainer however I am not sure how she is more qualified than is lower level pawns to tell us to vote or to tell us how to vote. She is entitled to her opinion however I believe most of us posting here on this website (in spite of our beliefs) are most likely infinitely more qualified and educated on these matters.

The never ending narcissism of those in entertainment and their self held beliefs of superiority or some infinite wisdom never ceases to amaze me.

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Tokyo-Engr, Exactly.

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nakanoguy01:

offer economic plans that benefit all citizens and will win over swing voters.

you mean like the one's the republicans passed that benefited the rich and corporations?!

I'm not commenting on the merits or non merits of the Republican's economic plan. But at least they had and continue to have one. Hillary Clinton didn't have one and the Democrats still don't seem to have one.

violent and bully tactics of ANTIFA

unlike the peaceful tactics of white supremacists.

White supremacists (whose racism I equally condemn) were rarely in action compared to ANTIFA and BLM.

racism against whites

wow, i mean it must be so hard to be white, and male, these days. the suffering that you must go through on a daily basis is unheard of compared to people of color and the lgbtq community.

Who said I'm white?

All racism and discrimination is evil. Unfortunately many Democrats and their supporters have made and continue to make racist comments such as 'angry white men'. I personally never heard such things from Republicans or their supporters. Ant if I did I would equally condemn it.

How sad the corruption and demise of the formerly working class Democrats.

how sad the total capitulation of conservative values by republicans. you used to be the law and order party, but you have given trump carte blanche to run his mobster-like presidency without the checks and balances of the house and senate. you no longer care about free trade, about being the beacon on the hill, or about international organizations. reagan is turning over in his grave right now.

Again, I'm not commenting on the Republican party. I would love to see the Democratic party return to how it was in the days of President Jimmy Carter and that's why I offered this critique. Unfortunately it has strayed so far into racism and identity politics that you can't even recognize it any more. Sad.

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Cricky, congrats on your new found fandom. Youve got hours of generic, derivative and sacharin listening 'pleasure'ahead of you.

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nakanoguy01:

When a party and it's supporters regularly trash and make blatant racist comments against a demographic that is about 70% of the population how do they expect to inspire that group to vote for them? Firstly, racism against any group is evil. Secondly, it will probably cost elections, as I believe it did in 2016.

Democrats, for their own and the country's sake, should abandon racism and identity politics and return to their roots of economic policies that benefit the working class. It's not rocket science.

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It doesn't matter who Taylor Swift says voters should vote for, after the behaviour of the left and confirmed Democrat supporters in regards to the Kavanaugh hearings Republican voters will be coming out in droves.

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Good for her!!.. Racism, homophobia, fascism/nationalism, xenophobia and the big hate and ignorance from the Trump agenda and his devoted red trumpetfans must end soon.. Because love always win!!.. THIS NIGHTMARE WILL END SOON !!!..

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Taylor Swift, please stay out of politics. Don't alienate your fans by taking part in pointless political rhetoric. The last thing I want to hear when going to a concert is someone telling me who to vote for. We deserve better.

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As a Tennessean, she can say who she's supporting in her home state (unless you're a fellow Tennessean, then she has more merit regarding her home state than out-of-staters)

But at the awards, all she said was to go out and vote (not who to vote for)

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Vote RED! We can’t let these insane radical Democrats back into power and bring back more Obama type failures. Plus, we gotta keep the nukes out of their hands. 

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So it looks like all she said was 'Get out and vote' and kept her personal political opinions to her social media. That actually seems pretty sensible. She didn't go on a political tirade like most other celebrities. I don't have any problem with this.

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the Dems lost the plot years ago. JFK warned them against insane leftist tendencies. He must be rolling in his grave now.

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The never ending narcissism of those in entertainment and their self held beliefs of superiority or some infinite wisdom never ceases to amaze me.

Bingo. This is typical of the left, most of time near the start of an election Hollywood does this gin up their voter base by using a familiar celebrity face.

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The never ending narcissism of those in entertainment and their self held beliefs of superiority or some infinite wisdom never ceases to amaze me

And the agreement.

Bingo. This is typical of the left, most of time near the start of an election Hollywood does this gin up their voter base by using a familiar celebrity face.

Trump was in entertainment, as certain posters love to point out when extolling how successful Trump is. Trump demonstrates all the narcissism described in the first quote above.

Someone's just disparaged their hero.

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always liked swift. haters gonna hate hate hate hate... so good people gotta vote vote vote vote

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I wonder if she would have won the award if she was a Trump supporter.

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We can’t let these insane radical Democrats back into power and bring back more Obama type failures. Plus, we gotta keep the nukes out of their hands.

lmfao, man if I had to choose between an articulate calm intelligent thought process of Obama with his finger on the button , compared to the erratic unstable egotistical twitter rager of Trump on the same button, well you don't really need me to answer do you.

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JFK warned them against insane leftist tendencies. He must be rolling in his grave now.

yet all the wars that were started after JFK were started by Republicans, yes he would be rolling in his grave

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As a celebrity she (unless Chinese) has the right to say whatever the hell she wants. I'm thinking of buying her CD now.

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Trump should put out a CD wth Shinzo on back up and a guest appearance from Kim that would be awrsom. Definatly I would hail victory at this.

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This is typical of the left, most of time near the start of an election Hollywood does this gin up their voter base by using a familiar celebrity face.

Do you think the GOP will wheel out Scott Bayoo or Ted Nugent in response? Clint talking to an empty chair?

Do you think they’ll try to get Justin Bieber again? He might not think it’s beneath him this time?

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"lmfao, man if I had to choose between an articulate calm intelligent thought process of Obama"

Har!

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There is absolutely nothing wrong with saying “Go out & VOTE”.

Anything more is biased and has no business in HER Business.

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wtfjapan, er, youre conveniently forgetting the big one - The Vietnam War.

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wtfjapan, er, youre conveniently forgetting the big one - The Vietnam War.

well you know they had a legitimate excuse for that to stop the communist Nth from invading the Sth , but it failed. Bush's wars all started on lies, and has left a far bigger mess in the middle east than the Vietnam war ever did.

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articulate calm intelligent thought process of Obama" Har!

compared to Trump , Obama is Einstein, Har Har!

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wtfjapan, re your comment about Vietnam war - you have gotta be kidding!

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