4chan Sending Taylor Swift to Sing ... at School for Deaf

Apparently Internet mischief-makers are not huge fans
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 30, 2012 10:27 AM CDT
This Nov. 22, 2011 file photo shows singer Taylor Swift performing at Madison Square Garden in New York.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

(Newser) – The Internet pranksters at 4chan and Reddit really want to see Taylor Swift perform on a particular school campus—but no, this is not a ringing endorsement of the pop star. Users are attempting to sabotage an online vote, the "Taylor Swift On Campus" contest, in order to send Swift to sing at none other than the Horace Mann School for the Deaf. The school has more than 17,000 votes so far, but even if the plot works, the Atlantic Wire notes that the concert may not happen: The official rules indicate that Swift isn't locked in to performing at the winning school. (Read more Taylor Swift stories.)

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