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Fan Army Manifestos: Taylor Swift’s “Swifties”/”Taylor Nation”

Posted June 12

Being a member of a Fan Army isn’t always about wanting to stalk and marry one’s favorite band. No, often, Armies see their obsession of choice as an inspiration — a great big shining ball of perfect amazingness that they worship like a deity, taking each word that falls from that musician’s glossed lips as the honeyed wisdom of the divine. Such is the case with country singer Taylor Swift’s fan army, who call themselves both “Swifties” and “Taylor Nation.”

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