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Bette Midler’s Tweet About Rand Paul Has Fox News and Conservatives In A Tizzy

A tweet made by the patron saint of gay men, The Divine Miss M. herself about Rand Paul and his arduous 7 hour delay of the  U.S. Senate voting on a two-year budget deal meant to avert a government shutdown has Fox News and some very overly sensitive CON-servatives in a tizzy.

Via FAUX News:

Bette Midler shocked the Twitterverse on Thursday with a post suggesting Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., should be physically attacked for his stance on the spending budget in the Senate.

Midler tweeted Thursday evening, “Where’s Rand Paul’s neighbor when we need him?”


Midler’s tweet was referencing a violent November incident during which Paul was assaulted by his neighbor and suffered several injuries.

Rene A. Boucher, 58, admitted to attacking an unsuspecting Paul in his yard and is facing 21 months in prison. Paul suffered bruises to his lungs and broken ribs, and contracted pneumonia following the attack.

One of Paul’s aides, Sergio Gor, called out Midler for a tweet that crossed the line.

“This is disgusting @BetteMidler calling for violence. She should be ashamed,” Gor tweeted.

Shocking and disgusting? They obviously don’t know Better Midler at all.

(Bette Midler imitation) Those dirty motherfuckers.

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  1. Well I don’t think that is all that bad! She could have run him over with a wheel chair then dope slapped him with a Mermaid tail!

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