In “Picture to Burn” (2006) she taunted a misbehaving ex: “I’m just sitting here, planning my revenge.” In “Better Than Revenge” (2010), she chastised another girl for stealing her boyfriend. In “Mean” (2010) she took down a music critic. In “Bad Blood” (2014), she brought an entire celebrity army to confront a frenemy who did her wrong. Etc.
" 'Look What You Made Me Do': The Old Taylor Swift Is 'Dead,' but the New One Still Wants Revenge" is from the August 25, 2017 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emily Yahr and narrated by Jenny Hoops.