Please Welcome the Backlash to the Taylor Swift Backlash


Her multitudes await, says Jon Caramanica. There’s a contrarian streak in culture, where it’s a lot easier to share an animosity towards a figure, whether it’s the government or a pop star, says Maura Johnston. Also, you try holding onto four Grammy Awards without dropping at least one. (Robots like Beyonce are disqualified from this competition.) But she should probably lose the faux-naif awards show look, everybody agrees about that. Nothing we can do about her being 20 years old and acting like it but time will take care of that too, haters! [NYT/MTV]

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