As Spears lived through the nightmare scenario in real time, the media coverage was also implanted into the minds of impressionable young people who were told they cannot be their own person and be happy in their own skin.
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While we can and must acknowledge the bias in Hamilton, we would be ignorant and foolish to ignore the beauty and revolutionary art that the show is.
Controlling the Narrative: Taylor Swift Leverages Social Movements to Get What She Wants
But this narrative that Swift has constructed is not enough to convince those of us who do not worship at her altar, especially for those of us who are familiar with the Taylor Swift of the past.