Only the young,还要再等四年吗?Vote!

California congressman Eric Swalwell pursuded popular icon Taylor Swift agreed for the first time ever to let one of her songs be used in a political video. She wrote it following the 2018 midterms.

The video includes scenes from #metoo #marchforourlives #BLM #ACB

As Swift’s song plays, footage of civil unrest and protests is rather pointedly juxtaposed with smiling pictures of Trump-administration officials. Smug headshots of Trump, Mitch McConnell, and Lindsey Graham play over the lyric “And the big bad man and his big bad clan / Their hands are stained with red.”

Here is the script:

Kamala HarrisWhy are so many powerful people trying to make it so difficult for us to vote?

It keeps me awake
The look on your face
The moment you heard the news
You’re screaming inside
And frozen in time
You did all that you could do

And the big bad man and his big bad clan
Their hands are stained with RED.

Oh how quickly, they forget.

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They aren’t gonna help us
Too busy helping themselves
They aren’t gonna change this
We gotta do it ourselves
They think that it’s over
But it’s just begun

Only one thing can save us

【Joe Biden】Let me put it on you, It’s the American flag.
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Only the young

【A lady】You better hold onto that for the rest of your life.

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“March for our lives” movement led by Stoneman Douglas high school students, Emma González etc

Only the young
Only the young
Only the young
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Can run (Don’t say you’re too tired to fight
It’s just a matter of time)
Can run(Up there’s the finish line)

【A kid】We can fight through this, peacefully, Ya know?

Don’t say you’re too tired to fight

【RBG】Think about how you would like the world to be for your daughters and granddaughters.

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It’s just a matter of time (can run)
Up there’s the finish line
So run, and run, and run

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【Joe Biden】We’re gonna be okay, We’re gonna be okay, I promise you.

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Only the young
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Only the young

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