Jason D. Williams

Two tracks from Taylor Swift's new album, "Speak Now," have received attention for their subject matter. She's upset by things -- a broken heart and some criticism -- and she's going for the jugular in "Dear John" and "Mean." Speculation is that the "John" also responds to "Mr. Mayer" and a few Internet ranters are wondering if they are the person she obliquely refers to in "Mean."

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Two tracks from Taylor Swift's new album, "Speak Now," have received attention for their subject matter. She's upset by things -- a broken heart and some criticism -- and she's going for the jugular in "Dear John" and "Mean." Speculation is that the "John" also responds to "Mr. Mayer" and a few Internet ranters are wondering if they are the person she obliquely refers to in "Mean."