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The Old Taylor's Not Dead

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The article in question argues that by not tacitly embracing progressive politics, Taylor Swift "could well be construed as her lending support to the voices rising against embracing diversity and inclusion emblematic of Trump supporters." John Shearer/Getty Images for DirecTV hide caption

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Taylor Swift attends the Met Gala on May 2, 2016. Her recent single "Look What You Made Me Do" has broken several chart and streaming records in the week and a half since its release. Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images hide caption

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Taylor Swift on Nov. 21, 2013, just a few months after the Denver meet-and-greet that resulted in lawsuits. Former radio host David Mueller sued Swift, claiming she had gotten him fired. Swift countersued for sexual assault. John Sciulli/Getty Images hide caption

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Taylor Swift said of the former radio host whom she has accused of groping her: "I'm being blamed for the unfortunate events of his life that are a product of his decisions." A judge has thrown out the man's lawsuit against her. Alo Ceballos/GC Images hide caption

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