Dem Lawmakers Are Trying to End Taylor Swift’s Sold Out Shows

Taylor Swift is in an odd predicament. She's known for supporting liberal policies, but now California Democrat lawmakers have put her in a tight spot. They want her to cancel or postpone her sold-out L.A. concerts and sacrifice tens of thousands in income to show her support for the left-wing union movement.

The reason behind this demand is the ongoing strike of hotel workers in L.A., and the Democrats believe Swift should stand in solidarity with them. 

From Western Journal: 

Swift is preparing to launch a series of six sold-out appearances at L.A.’s SoFi Stadium for the tour, but the lawmakers want her to cancel them.

“Hotel workers are fighting for their lives. They are fighting for a living wage. They have gone on strike. Now, they are asking for your support,” wrote Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis and dozens of state and local politicians, according to The Associated Press. “Stand with hotel workers and postpone your concerts.”

Others lawmakers who signed the letter include several city mayors, Assembly Majority Leader Issac Bryan, and Democrat state senators Dave Min and Maria Elena Durazo.

The lawmakers’ letter went on to claim that housekeepers and other hotel workers don’t make enough money to live in L.A. and they are striking for higher wages.

Unite Here Local 11, which represents some 30,000 hotel workers, is seeking a raise in wages in 60 hotels, including those owned and operated by Marriott and Hilton.

If Swift truly wanted to support these workers in earning a living wage, she could respond to the letter without canceling her tour. Instead, she could use her influence to push the lawmakers to focus on creating more affordable housing for the people in California.

But, let's face it, it's unlikely she'll take that route...

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