Oh, Those Ladies With Their “Cool, Systematic Ambition.”

This¬†Jon Pareles on Taylor Swift¬†review suggests her fans are duped by her “clockwork professionalism,” and keep squealing even though she’s obviously playing them. As if ambition and professionalism are unbecoming in a musician and make her suspicious somehow. And as if smugness and insincerity have not been hallmarks of pretty much every pop star in the history of the world.

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One response to “Oh, Those Ladies With Their “Cool, Systematic Ambition.”

  1. Corbin

    The author seems to be applauding Taylor for her professionalism, not putting her down as you suggest.

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