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The Department of Defense responded to Fox News host Jesse Watters’ suggestion that Taylor Swift could be a “psyop” for the Pentagon.

On his show, Watters speculated about Swift’s recent partnership with to encourage young voter registration, raising questions about her potential connections with the government. This remark led to theories about Swift being a government asset or part of an information campaign.

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Pentagon spokesperson Sabrina Singh addressed these theories with a reference to one of Swift’s popular songs, stating, “As for this conspiracy theory, we are going to shake it off.”’s chief Andrea Hailey also countered the claims, clarifying on X (formerly known as Twitter) that Swift is neither a “psy-op” nor a Pentagon asset. Hailey emphasized’s role as a nonpartisan platform assisting young Americans in participating in the electoral process.

Swift, who has gained significant popularity among younger audiences in recent years, has been vocal about political issues. Despite traditionally leaning Democratic, young voters have shown signs of shifting preferences, as indicated by a recent New York Times/Siena College poll putting former President Trump ahead of President Biden among voters under 30.


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