‘Careful Bette’: Bette Midler Uses July 4th to Declare Independence From Wokeness

Red State

Most conservatives have no use for Hollywood actress Bette Midler, who oftentimes gives new meaning to the term “Twitter wacko” whenever she logs onto the popular social media platform and goes on her political rant of the day, whether it’s wishing violence on Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), victim-shaming women who accuse Democrat lawmakers of sexual harassment, disgustingly insinuating that black Trump supporters are Uncle Toms, or going full metal bigot on West Virginians because they elected a Democratic Senator she doesn’t like.

But on the July 4th Independence Day holiday, Midler set Twitter on fire after declaring her own independence – from wokeness, specifically on the issue of pronoun perfidy:

Soon after, “Bette” trended for most of the afternoon as people weighed in with their hot takes on Midler’s seeming realization that women are slowly but surely being erased from the public lexicon thanks in no small part to gender identity politics gone mad.

While the predictable accusations of “TERF” and “traitor” flew fast and furious from her far-left fans including those in the transgender community, other outspoken leftist women who had already seen the light on this issue acknowledged Midler’s tweet and warned her of what was to come.

“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, who has been under fire for years for refusing to back down over her stance on how the transgender rights movement is hurting girls and women, retweeted Midler’s tweet and another one that was in response to what Midler wrote:

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