Taylor Swift and the cost of speaking out on politics, or staying silent, in 'Miss Americana'

Early on in “Miss Americana,” the new Taylor Swift documentary, the then-16-year-old singer takes a moment to celebrate “Tim McGraw,” the 2006 hit that made her the youngest artist ever to write a No. 1 country song that she also performed.“I give myself, like, five seconds a day to say, ‘Yes, this is happening!’” the curly-haired, whip-smart teenager exults. “The rest of the time I’m trying to figure out how to make it last.”She hasn’t done too badly: seven million-selling albums, two Grammy album of the year trophies and legions of fans who pack stadiums wherever she goes. And her latest alb...


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