July 13, 2015 – Taylor Swift’s tickets are so popular, they are even being used as political fundraising prizes.
US Representatives, both Democrat and Republican, are using access to their “private boxes” for the upcoming Taylor Swift concert at the Nationals stadium to get people to donate to their campaigns. Taylor Swift is involved heavily in charities and some issues, but remains silent (and wimpy) about her deep, personal political beliefs and told Time in 2012, “I follow it, and I try to keep myself as educated and informed as possible. But I don’t talk about politics because it might influence other people.” Read more in a piece by Erin Raftery at OnPolitics.USAToday.com here. (photo credit: Angela P. / CC)