Taylor Swift allowed a super PAC led by Eric Swalwell, a representative of the California Democratic Party, to use its song “Only the Young” in a new political ad.
This seat of Remedy PAC aims to increase voter turnout, especially among young people, and begins with the famous words of Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris, wondering why so many powerful people use Voting is so difficult.The rest of the ad uses scenes full of chaos and hope in the past four years as a montage, with the soundtrack of the 2020 “Only the Young” in Swift’s documentary. Miss America.
The new advertisement marks the first time Swift has allowed her music to be used in political advertisements, although in the summer, the cover of her Tom Petty̵
On Twitter, Swalwell thanked Swift for allowing Remedy PAC to use this song, and Harris also wrote: “Thank you @TaylorSwift13 and my friend @EricSwalwell for showing young people the key to this election.”
Thanks to @ TaylorSwift13 and my friend @EricSwalwell, they showed young people the key to this election. https://t.co/T5EQO1GLnC
-Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) October 30, 2020
Swift has cautiously expressed her political views publicly for most of her career (she faced criticism after refusing to support the presidential candidate in 2016) and has become more active in the past two years. In 2018, she agreed with the Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bradison of Tennessee (even though he lost to Republican Martha Blackburn), and this year, she agreed with Joe Biden and Harris in the V Magazine.
Swift said: “Everyone deserves a government that takes global health risks seriously and puts people’s lives first.” “The only way we can start to improve things is to choose leaders who are willing to face these problems and find The solution to these problems…I will proudly vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in this year’s presidential election. Under their leadership, I believe that the United States has a chance to begin the much-needed recovery process.”