The murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police of Minnesota has the spirits more that ran high in the united States. And not only in the streets but also in the networks. Dozens of celebrities have shown their anger for what has happened and demand justice and a change to fight against the racism that lives in the country. Taylor Swift is one of them and has decided to face-planting directly to Donald Trump with the following message: “We’ll give you in November”.
So clear and forceful that it has shown the artist of 30 years who, until now, had never been involved in policy issues. It is more, Taylor Swift has always avoided to opt for a party or otherunlike other artists of his age as Demi Lovato or Miley Cyrus, which in its time supported Hillary Clinton.
Interestingly, a while ago it was rumored that Taylor Swift felt affinity for Donald Trump. The fact that this used one of their songs in the midst of the campaign seemed to confirm this, and although the singer what desmintiese, nor did the emphasis on whether or not to support the mogul or not. Well, that just changed.
The murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police is one of the most obvious facts that the administration of Donald Trump does not treat all american citizens alike, and that the standards with which they measure the categories for, among other things, by the color of their skin.
The riots in the streets of Minnesota have become a pitched battle, and with it the message that Trump has launched on Twitter has been anything but conciliatory: “These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I will not let this pass. I just spoke with the Governor (of Minnesota) Tim Walz and I have told him that the Army is with him. The face of any difficulty, we will assume the control, butwhen the looting begins, they start the shooting”.
The tweet has been considered as not suitable for the own social network and has triggered a cascade of negative comments, among them that of Taylor Swift. And this time, the singer himself has been wet with your opinion:
“After stoking the fires of supremacismo and white racism during your presidency as a whole, do you have the courage to feign moral superiority before you threaten with violence? ’Do when the looting starts, they begin shooting’? We’re going to take in November.”
The popular acclaim has been brutal. The tweet from Taylor Swift leads more than 1.7 million likes, more than 425.000 comments and has been retuiteado a total of 369,000 times. Some reactions that reflect the popular feeling, not only in America but throughout the world.