Bette Midler just can’t seem to keep her increasingly radical liberal views to herself.
On Black Friday, a day widely viewed as a triumph of capitalism, the liberal actress/recording artist went on the offensive against corporations over the wages unskilled workers are paid.
“And how was YOUR Black Friday?” Midler tweeted. “No injuries, I hope! It’s incredible that we have to fight over STUFF. If there were a DECENT minimum wage, or if workers were treated fairly, and got a tiny portion of the kinds of salaries and bonuses CEOS pay themselves, we wouldn’t.”
And how was YOUR Black Friday? No injuries, I hope! It's incredible that we have to fight over STUFF. If there were a DECENT minimum wage, or if workers were treated fairly, and got a tiny portion of the kinds of salaries and bonuses CEOS pay themselves, we wouldn't.
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) November 24, 2018
The irony here being that Midler, who was forced to apologize in October when she tweeted that women are “the n-word of the world,” has a net worth somewhere around $230 million and she wants to lecture others on what they earn.
All of which makes one wonder just how “tiny” a portion of her own earnings are being shared with the less fortunate.
One recurring theme online in response to Midler’s uniformed Black Friday tweet was how out of touch liberal elitists actually are.
Spoken like someone truly out of touch.
— Steve Varner (@steve_varner) November 24, 2018
You think people fight over Black Friday bargains because of their salaries? You Hollywood elitists are really divorced from reality.
— ??#IAmTheNRA Rosenblum (@StevenRosenblum) November 24, 2018
How much is a ticket to see you perform??? asking for a friend>
— Jim S (@jadar671) November 24, 2018
Here’s a sampling of other responses from Twitter:
You could of stopped at the word STUFF and this would of been a good post.
— ReBecca Gleason (@ReBeccaGleaso13) November 24, 2018
Care to give up your salary to help?
— Aaron Smith (@smittymv) November 24, 2018
— John Hitchcock ❌ (@TruthBeforeDis) November 24, 2018
— ⛪☦✌Paul Rutledge✌☦⛪ (@Danhersod) November 24, 2018
You live in W.C. Fields' old mansion, Bette. If you don't love "stuff," then move to a smaller and less opulent place. Most of the people shopping on Black Friday can't afford any of the thing you take for granted. https://t.co/hraOsTxrT3
— ꧁.and he joked again.💥 (@AndyJokedAgain) November 24, 2018
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