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    ACLU Defends Blogger Against Taylor Swift

    Look what you made her do. The ACLU’s Northern California chapter is set to defend blogger Meghan Herning, who wrote an essay on Swift’s lyrics and their appeal to the alt-right for a small pop culture blog. Swift’s legal team not only demanded she take the “defamatory” post down, but ordered her not to publicize their demand. The ACLU’s statement noted that “criticism is never pleasant, but a celebrity has to shake it off” — and now the lawsuit may make more headlines, especially with Swift’s Reputation set to drop Friday.

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