Taylor Swift criticó a candidata republicana y generó la reacción de Donald Trump

Desde un inicio, la cantante Taylor Swift se ha caracterizado por mantenerse distante de temas políticos de su país por razones personales. En esta oportunidad, la estadounidense ocupó su cuenta de Instagram para hablar, por primera vez, de política al criticar la campaña de la candidata republicana al Senado por Tennessee, Marsha Blackburn.

La artista que votará por el estado de Tennessee en las elecciones legislativas el próximo 6 de noviembre, comenzó su mensaje de la siguiente manera: “En el pasado, me he mostrado reacia a expresar públicamente mis opiniones políticas, pero debido a varios eventos en mi vida y en el mundo en los últimos dos años, me siento muy diferente al respecto ahora”.

Ella votó en contra de la igualdad salarial para las mujeres. Ella votó en contra de la reautorización de la Ley de Violencia contra la Mujer, que intenta proteger a las mujeres de la violencia doméstica, el acoso y la violación en citas. Ella cree que las empresas tienen derecho a rehusarse a atender a parejas homosexuales“, continuó Swift en su mensaje que ya tiene más de 2 millones de me gusta.

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I’m writing this post about the upcoming midterm elections on November 6th, in which I’ll be voting in the state of Tennessee. In the past I’ve been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years, I feel very differently about that now. I always have and always will cast my vote based on which candidate will protect and fight for the human rights I believe we all deserve in this country. I believe in the fight for LGBTQ rights, and that any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender is WRONG. I believe that the systemic racism we still see in this country towards people of color is terrifying, sickening and prevalent. I cannot vote for someone who will not be willing to fight for dignity for ALL Americans, no matter their skin color, gender or who they love. Running for Senate in the state of Tennessee is a woman named Marsha Blackburn. As much as I have in the past and would like to continue voting for women in office, I cannot support Marsha Blackburn. Her voting record in Congress appalls and terrifies me. She voted against equal pay for women. She voted against the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which attempts to protect women from domestic violence, stalking, and date rape. She believes businesses have a right to refuse service to gay couples. She also believes they should not have the right to marry. These are not MY Tennessee values. I will be voting for Phil Bredesen for Senate and Jim Cooper for House of Representatives. Please, please educate yourself on the candidates running in your state and vote based on who most closely represents your values. For a lot of us, we may never find a candidate or party with whom we agree 100% on every issue, but we have to vote anyway. So many intelligent, thoughtful, self-possessed people have turned 18 in the past two years and now have the right and privilege to make their vote count. But first you need to register, which is quick and easy to do. October 9th is the LAST DAY to register to vote in the state of TN. Go to vote.org and you can find all the info. Happy Voting! 🗳😃🌈

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Además, Taylor Swift aclaró que ella no tiene una inclinación política determinada por un solo partido político, su crítica a la candidata republicana Tennessee coincidió con un alza significativa en los nuevos inscritos de la localidad.

Este mensaje no fue bien recibida por parte del presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, quien aseguró entre risas ante la prensa que ahora la cantante le gusta “un 25% menos”, al mismo tiempo que habló sobre Blackburn como candidata y persona. “Es una mujer estupenda, estoy seguro de que Taylor Swift no sabe absolutamente nada de ella”, mencionó.