The Punk and the Princess

Henry Rollins (Reuters/Max Morse)
Celebrities and their silly politics.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE Y ou wouldn’t think that pop princess Taylor Swift would have that much in common with punk-rock elder statesman Henry Rollins . . .

A few right-leaning Taylor Swift fans in my life expressed a little dismay — but no surprise — about the gifted singer and songwriter (and pretty good banjo-picker) and her decision to dunk herself in the muck of the upcoming election with a dopey and illiterate diatribe against Senator Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.). Swift had previously kept quiet about her political opinions, possibly in keeping with Michael Jordan’s advice (“Republicans buy sneakers, too,” he said) and possibly in


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