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Michelle Branch Also Supports Republican Ron Paul

December 30th, 2011 9:25am EST

Michelle BranchAnother singing star has taken heat from fans for her support of Republican Congressman Ron Paul - Michelle Branch has discovered pop and politics don't mix.
 
Just hours after Kelly Clarkson unofficially endorsed Paul as the 2012 Republican presidential candidate in a tweet on Wednesday night, Branch followed suit.
 
Clarkson upset left-wing fans by posting, "I love Ron Paul. I liked him a lot during the last republican nomination and no one gave him a chance," and Branch did the same hours later when she added, "I wholeheartedly agree. #RonPaul."
 
The "Since U Been Gone" singer later addressed criticism from fans who didn't agree with her politics and Branch was forced to do the same, adding, "Didn't mean to offend. I am not racist and am absolutely not a homophobe. Just trying to weed through the non-impressive choices!"
 
Clarkson, who called some of the responses she received online from so-called fans "demeaning & rude" later declared she "actually voted Democrat last election," suggesting that she was a Barack Obama supporter, who has since changed sides.

Michelle Branch

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