The explosion of interest in the pop star's love life has led to a surge in conspiracy theories. Is there anyone who has merit?
Psychological: A military operation usually intended to influence an enemy's state of mind through non-combat means (such as distributing leaflets).
Even if you're not a fan of pop star Taylor Swift, it's almost impossible that you haven't seen her image splashed across paparazzi magazines and on television in the past few months.
Like Zero Hedge mentioned, “The number of stories in the company’s media has skyrocketed, averaging more than 1,000 stories per day since late September.” A slim majority of US adults (53%) identified as Swift fans, according to a recent Morning Consult poll, while 16% identified as Swift fans. “thirsty” Fans of “Anti-hero” singer.
The singing sensation recently upped her profile by linking up with Travis Kelce, a close player for the Kansas City Chiefs NFL team. And as fate would have it, didn't you know that the Chiefs are on their way to the Super Bowl, the most prestigious sporting competition in the United States? These days, football broadcasters spend almost as much time covering Swift Strange behavior From the stands, they cheer for her man as they cover the events on the field.
But many on the right believe there is something too contrived, over-managed, too polished and idealized about this American love story, as if some powerful puppet master was manipulating the made-for-TV saga from above. In fact, none other than former Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy Proposal Swift and Kelsey's relationship paved the way for some free Democratic Party advertising.
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“I wonder who's going to win the Super Bowl next month. I wonder if there's a major presidential endorsement coming from an artificially culturally boosted couple this fall.” Ramaswamy wrote on X (formerly Twitter).
One name that has drawn Republican ire is George Soros, who appears to have played a role in Swift's career, albeit briefly. In the same way that Soros invests in liberal lawyers in blue states across the US, the powerful financier seems to have a soft spot in his heart for female pop divas as well. In 2019, Swift attacked Soros and… “Toxic male privilege” in the music industry, alleging that the billionaire bought her music catalog through backdoor scams.
“After being denied the opportunity to purchase my entire music, my entire catalog was sold to Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings in a deal that I was told was financed by the Soros family, 23 Capital, and The Carlyle Group.” Swift open At the Billboard Woman of the Decade Awards.
23 Capital is a finance company backed by Soros's fund management company, while in 1993 Soros invested $100 million in the Carlyle Group, the shady company that was… Awarded multi-million dollar contracts To rebuild the Iraqi infrastructure destroyed by the Pentagon during its invasion in 2003. Regarding Swift's catalogue, she is said to have restored it after re-recording the entire work. Were there any conditions attached to Swift getting her job back, such as promoting the Democratic Party, and more specifically for Joe Biden? No one can say for sure, but theorists suspect that Swift may be connected to another powerful entity as well.
Few people would expect to find the names Pentagon and Taylor Swift in the same sentence, but that's what happened at the 2019 conference held by NATO's CCD COE (formally NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence), located in Tallinn, Estonia. As it turned out, the Pentagon's psychological unit used SWIFT as an example for countering “misinformation” online.
“The most common way is to work with celebrities.” He said Alicia Marie Bargar of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. “I included Taylor Swift here because she's a bit of an internet influencer… This is a cropped photo but she's standing next to a 'Go Vote' sign. In fact, celebrities, at least in the US, will regularly post photos of themselves to encourage people to go vote, and this It has a tangible impact on voter turnout.
In August 2019, just months before Swift publicly denounced Soros, who held the golden key to her musical fortune, the Pentagon held Swift up as a prime example of how to sway public opinion toward a particular idea or agenda, and not just those ideas or agendas. related to military affairs. After all, with Trump's reckless statements about reducing or even ending NATO if he returns to the White House, there is certainly little incentive on the part of powerful people to ensure that Biden is re-elected. And this is where an insanely famous and influential figure like Swift and her football star boyfriend enter the picture.
Many commentators see the romance between Swift and Kelsey (which, by the way, Featured In a Pfizer vaccine promotion), it is a carefully written love story designed to impact one or more events. Of course, it is impossible to provide evidence of such things. But for conspiracy theorists, the fact that the Pentagon and George Soros were mentioned with the pop star is enough to confirm their darkest suspicions.
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But let's get back here. As far as anyone knows, Swift's relationship with Soros ended when she regained ownership of her song collection, while the NATO psych team only mentioned the singer as an example of someone who fit the bill as a potential “agent provocateur.” What we know is that US President Joe Biden does as well Apparently Seeking an endorsement from Swift before the November election. It is not difficult to understand why.
Last year, a single social media post from Swift led to 35,000 new voters registering in the U.S., the New York Times reported, and Democrats are certainly keen to weaponize her estimated 280 million Instagram followers as Biden's popularity continues to skyrocket. decline.
Of course, these seemingly compelling links can be nothing more than a mere coincidence, which is what conspiracy theorists dream of. The potentially painful truth is that Taylor Swift's sudden rise up the popularity charts, alongside her boyfriend, is due to a completely normal romance. As for Biden and the Democratic-leaning media, they are only too happy to exploit the lovebirds for their own political gain, as Republicans would have done if the tables were turned.
Perhaps the worst thing that could happen to Trump and the MAGA bandwagon at this point is for Swift to appear in a Super Bowl commercial (which is often more watchable than the game itself) or at the halftime show, where the fireworks and lights show goes off, Maybe with Kelsey by her side, or even old Joe Biden, “Get out and vote!” As long as there is no humiliation “Let's go Brandon!” The response from an increasingly frustrated public could serve as the unexpected silver bullet that sinks Trump's presidential ambitions once and for all.
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