Taylor Swift for president in 2020? Her fans sure hope so.
Swifties around the nation took to social media on Saturday (July 4) to call for the pop superstar to run for president following Kanye West’s announcement that he’ll be running for president in the 2020 election.
“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” West tweeted Saturday night, adding an American flag emoji and the hashtag #2020VISION.
Swift’s fans quickly reacted to the unexpected news, begging the singer — who has has been at odds with West for more than a decade — to run against the rapper/fashion mogul this November.
“How about taylor swift as the president and selena gomez as vice president?” Twitter user @codyswiftgomez wrote alongside edited photos of the two singers standing at presidential podiums.
Swift’s feud with West started when he interrupted her acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. It reached a fever pitch in 2016 after Ye dropped his music video for “Famous,” which features a naked wax figure depicting Swift lying next to West in bed.
Another one of Swift’s fan reacted by jokingly suggesting that presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden should tap Swift as his vice president for the upcoming election.
“okay so i need @JoeBiden to announce @taylorswift13 as his vice-president in order to defeat Kanye West & Trump. enough is enough. we’re tired af,” @sraihane1 tweeted.
Unfortunately for Swift fans, U.S. regulations state that presidential candidates must be at least 35 years old. The singer won’t reach that age for another five years. West, meanwhile, is 43.