Taylor Swift Turns Political — And Loses Her Novelty

I remember the good old days — and by that, I mean less than 10 years ago — when Taylor Swift burst onto the scene. She was a breath of fresh air — a wholesome star with compelling, honest lyrics who took the country and pop scenes by storm at the same time. She avoided going down the rabbit holes of destruction that had taken other stars like Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus. It was very hard to dislike Taylor Swift. At some point, though, things changed for Swift. I don’t follow the tabloids, but something caused her lyrics to