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What If Taylor Swift Sang About Congressmen Instead of Exes?

It’s an immense relief that the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill passed and all, but this parody of Taylor Swift’s “22” — reinterpreted to refer to the 22 male, Republican senators who voted against protecting the victims of domestic abuse — almost makes the legislative holdup worth it. If only for the brief fantasy of a world in which female songwriters shamed bad politicians alongside bad ex-boyfriends. And named names.

Well done, Jamie Kolnick, Molly Gaebe, and the Ms. Foundation!

If Taylor Swift Sang About Congressmen, Not Exes