Great Job, Internet!: Taylor Swift maybe announces Clinton support through Byzantine code
Among the more minor controversies of this crazy election cycle has been the media consternation over Taylor Swift’s decision not to endorse a candidate. The ostensibly feminist pop songstress remained quiet on the whole “first woman president” thing, even as her friends (Lena Dunham) and enemies (Katy Perry) came out in favor of Hillary Clinton. Was Swift a Trump fan? Probably not—but then, who knows for sure? Was she simply trying not to alienate any of her devotees by making her political opinions known, as Vulture‘s Allie Jones postulated?
That speculation only grew today as Swift mentioned on her social media accounts that she was headed to the polls, encouraging others to do the same:
But get out and vote for whom? Swift didn’t say… or did she? Rather than employ a tactic as obvious as a hashtag or wearing white as a nod …