The higher the boots, the higher the polls?

By Christopher Luu
Nov 02, 2020 @ 8:18 pm
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Leave it to Lady Gaga to take campaign footwear to new heights. After Kamala Harris's go-to Converse sneakers and her Timberland boots made headlines, not to mention Dr. Jill Biden's VOTE-emblazoned Stuart Weitzman over-the-knee stunners, Gaga slipped into a casual pair of over-the-top platform stiletto boots to campaign alongside Joe Biden in Pennsylvania today. 

Though the rest of her outfit seemed almost demure — a tailored black suit, bow blouse, and crystal-embellished VOTE face mask — the shoes were signature Gaga, blending elements of camp, stripper, and pop star to remind everyone that she's Lady Gaga. The in-person event comes on the heels of Gaga's new voting PSA, which showcased some of her most memorable outfits, meat dress included.

"Let's be real, you know who I voted for," she says in the clip. "But believe me and listen to me now. Even if you disagree with me, your vote still matters to the world."

Credit: Drew Angerer / Staff

During an event of his own, President Trump slammed Biden and Gaga, though he seemed to mispronounce "Lady Gaga," saying something akin to "Laydee Gah-Gah" instead.

"He's got Lady Gaga, Lady Gaga, I could tell you plenty of stories. I could tell you stories about Lady Gaga, I know a lot of stories," Trump said during an event in Avoca, near Scranton, Pennsylvania. 

Last night, the Trump campaign released a press release that attacked Biden for enlisting Gaga, a known "anti-fracking activist." Communications Director Tim Murtaugh also called her part of "the liberal Hollywood elite." Gaga responded, writing, "HEY TIM HEY @realDonaldTrump SO HAPPY IM GLAD TO BE LIVING RENT FREE in your HEAD. #BidenHarris." She embellished the post with "Heeeey Donald … #WINNING (also, what is a fracking?) keep your jobs PA ..."

Though he seemed to have only negative things to say about Gaga, Twitter account Lady Gaga Stan uncovered a tweet and photos of him and first lady Melania Trump attending a Gaga concert at Madison Square Garden. He even tweeted about what a great time he had.