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Liberals Are Incensed That Taylor Swift Won't Be Political or Miserable

The Cardinal Sin

December birth baby Taylor Swift is finishing 2017 in grand fashion. She just turned 28 and has the best-selling album of the year, a feat that was accomplished just one week after its release.

Young, rich, talented, and the world is hers...what's not to be happy about?

According to liberal America, everything.

The young pop sensation has been under fire for a very long time because she refuses to offer her political opinions on anything.

While it is true that there is a long history of musicians mixing art and politics, it has never been something that's required in order to be respected by peers or the media. Pop stars, whose music tends to be lighter fare anyway, have never been expected to be ultra-political.

Swift has done nothing proactively or outwardly to offend anyone; hers is an error of omission only. So why the hatred?

There are a number of reasons worth exploring.

2016 Lesson Not Learned

Whether they want to admit it or not (most of them don't), the Democrats' main strategy in 2016 was to deploy celebrities and hope that they made Hillary Clinton seem more human. What they lacked in coherent plans to win Wisconsin, they made up for in smarmy celebrity love.

To a dispassionate observer, this was one of the more glaring strategic failures from the 2016 contest. On the final night of the campaign, a hoarse Trump was speaking to a crowd of voters in a swing state while Hillary was at her umpteenth celebrity concert gala of the cycle.

More than a year after the election, the Democrats are still desperate to prove that it was Russia that made their Chosen One lose, and not anything they did. If you follow social media at all, you know that the left still finds great value in the fact that most celebrities are knee-jerk liberals. They feel that leftist politics are validated because extraordinarily wealthy, insulated people are liberal. Never mind that most aren't deep political thinkers and "became" liberal merely because that is the path of least resistance in the entertainment industry. There is happiness in numbers and they certainly have them in Hollywood and the music industry.

It isn't enough for the greedy leftists that they have most entertainers on their side, they want ALL of them. Taylor Swift is the biggest prize out there and the fact that she won't join their political reindeer games will forever irritate them.

Thou Shalt Not Leave The Hive Mind

Collectivism isn't just a political way of life for leftists, it permeates every aspect of their beings. Members aren't just expected to think the same things, they are supposed to be emotionally homogeneous as well.