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BREAKING: Republican Marsha Blackburn Wins Her Senate Race In Tennessee Against Taylor Swift
RedState ^ | November 6, 2018 | Brandon Morse

Posted on 11/07/2018 6:10:20 AM PST by sickoflibs

Despite arguably the most popular woman in pop-music pushing for her opponent, Republican Marsha Blackburn has won her Senate race in Tennesee.

Pop-star Taylor Swift pushed for former Democrat Governor and current Senate candidate Phil Bredesen in early October, but to no avail. Apparently, the blue wave couldn’t overcome the red wall in Tennessee as Blackburn has walked away with the victory according to Fox News:

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., was projected to easily defeat former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen in the state’s closely watched U.S. Senate race Tuesday night, tightening the GOP’s hold on the upper chamber of Congress.

With 32 percent of precincts reporting, Blackburn had garnered a whopping 62 percent of the vote, compared to just 37 percent for Bredesen.

This isn’t just a small victory either. Blackburn ran away with this victory against Bredesen. This distance has been widening for some time, oddly enough, since Swift backed Bredesen.

Perhaps those in pop-culture aren’t as influential as they thought.

Big congratulations to Blackburn, and the people of Tennessee.


TOPICS: Government; Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: marshablackburn; taylorswift
Taylor Swift getting involved with this made no sense to me until later that day when I saw commercials on youtube for a Music Awards show THAT NIGHT featured Taylor Swift as the star.

It looks like she just did it to prime the Trump haters at the show/watching the show, to receive her positively.

No principle ..

1 posted on 11/07/2018 6:10:20 AM PST by sickoflibs
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To: sickoflibs

Taylor Swift, Oprah, Pete Davidson and Hollywood (Beto) all lost.


2 posted on 11/07/2018 6:12:15 AM PST by EdnaMode
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To: sickoflibs

Swift also waited until the American leg of her tour had ended before making an endorsement. Wouldn’t want to depress ticket sales, you know.


3 posted on 11/07/2018 6:12:33 AM PST by IndyTiger
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To: sickoflibs

Word on the Streets of NYC is that T Swift has changed sides in the love wars. Evidently, she is quietly playing the entire field. So, she is under some peer pressure to come out as a deep lib.

But that is none of my business.


4 posted on 11/07/2018 6:12:37 AM PST by Vermont Lt
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To: sickoflibs

I’m a big Taylor Swift fan. Love the arrangements. I listen on Pandora all the time. However, since her announcement, every time one of her songs comes on, I give it “thumbs down”.

They log this stuff. It makes a difference. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one.


5 posted on 11/07/2018 6:13:01 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: EdnaMode
Taylor Swift, Oprah, Pete Davidson and Hollywood (Beto) all lost.

They need to stick to entertainment and stay out of politics.

6 posted on 11/07/2018 6:14:49 AM PST by 1Old Pro
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To: sickoflibs

Don’t know about Swift other then what she does. Dems do not win outside of Davidson and Shelby county areas


7 posted on 11/07/2018 6:15:07 AM PST by Lumper20 (DC is AFGE Union Punks,Our Congress Critters have AFGE INS plus FERS.)
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To: EdnaMode

Taylor Swift was the best thing Phil Bredesen had going for himself.

And he only succeeded in rubbing off his tarnish on Taylor Swift.

I don’t mind that Oprah kind of got pushed to side stage, either. Influence should not be spent so foolishly.

ARmed Black Panthers?


8 posted on 11/07/2018 6:18:36 AM PST by alloysteel (In my defense, I was left unsupervised.)
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To: 1Old Pro

Agreed. People are tired of being lectured by hypocritical celebrities.


9 posted on 11/07/2018 6:46:20 AM PST by EdnaMode
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To: cuban leaf

I’m a big Taylor Swift fan.

*********

Never heard her sing. Not once.


10 posted on 11/07/2018 6:53:45 AM PST by MayflowerMadam ("Do not discount anything in which Donald Trump is involved." - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: alloysteel

I don’t mind that Oprah kind of got pushed to side stage

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Maybe some “crakers” who might’ve been kicking around the idea of voting Rat had second thoughts when Oprah pulled out the “L word” — “lynching”. White folk are sick and tired of that crap!


11 posted on 11/07/2018 6:55:13 AM PST by MayflowerMadam ("Do not discount anything in which Donald Trump is involved." - Rush Limbaugh)
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Her voice is pedestrian. Her lyrics can be juvenile (but are getting better). The thing that makes her songs is the music and arrangements. As a musician myself, that is one of my pet peeves regarding music.

But it’s irrelevant now. There’s plenty of music out there. I can do without her.


12 posted on 11/07/2018 7:08:38 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: EdnaMode

You can also add to that the sad “Concert for Gilliam” that Jimmy Buffet put on in Florida. That can’t help him with his “Country” fans he has appealed to in the last decade!


13 posted on 11/07/2018 7:13:38 AM PST by Desparado
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14 posted on 11/07/2018 7:48:37 AM PST by GCC Catholic (Trump doesn't suffer fools, but fools will suffer Trump. Make America Great Again!)
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If you look at the timeline, Swifty make endorsement and then Marsha’s poll numbers start rising.

Swifty Swiftboated herself, while Marsha started packing her
wardrobe to got to the Senate.


15 posted on 11/07/2018 9:13:02 PM PST by Zenjitsuman (Y)
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To: sickoflibs

Thanks Taylor. How to diss half your fans in 30 seconds should be your next show.

Stupid.


16 posted on 11/07/2018 9:26:57 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west))
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