Iconic entertainer Bette Midler has always made her distaste for President Donald Trump perfectly clear. for his part, Trump hasn't failed to make sure that Midler knows the feeling was mutual, calling her a "washed up psycho" and criticizing her "ugly face [and] body."
Trump's insults haven't made Midler retreat an inch in her criticisms of Trump, and a limerick she tweeted poking fun at Trump's upcoming Fourth of July celebration made that perfectly clear.
He’s demanding big tanks on the mall, For his Fourth of July Big Ass Ball He wants soldiers, firecrackers, Flyover… https://t.co/lO1B1sxdBJ— Bette Midler (@Bette Midler)1562093169.0
Trump's Fourth of July event has come under criticism for its spending and impracticality.
The celebration will use taxpayer money to fund a parade of military tanks. Tickets to the publicly funded event are being peddled by the Republican National Committee as "gifts" to donors of Trump's reelection campaign.
Despite the criticisms, Trump can't stop touting the event and what he believes to be a show of American excellence.
Big 4th of July in D.C. “Salute to America.” The Pentagon & our great Military Leaders are thrilled to be doing thi… https://t.co/UEPNdG57A1— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1562077506.0
People were more inclined to take Midler's side.
@BetteMidler Wish we could all collectively turn our backs to him.— Michelle (@Michelle)1562093225.0
@BetteMidler He shakes hand with dictators and calls them great! He cant give children in cages, shampoo, toothbrus… https://t.co/qbjsoi5zs4— KimberleyTremblay (@KimberleyTremblay)1562096581.0
@BetteMidler He’s throwing a party for himself and we get to pay for it. Hoping DC is empty. Is Ted Nugent playing? 🤢— Rosieb (@Rosieb)1562095382.0
@BetteMidler The GOP are giving away tickets... it's a republican rally for trump.— graceblue (@graceblue)1562093407.0
@BetteMidler Every day there is something new and ridiculous with this crook.— Joanna A. Guidi (@Joanna A. Guidi)1562093287.0
@BetteMidler Ok....You have me hooked.....now I'm looking forward to your Limericks ! Thank you for the time and t… https://t.co/k9SRlqF1mb— 74HarleyMike (@74HarleyMike)1562093397.0
Turns out many believe that Trump's tank-laden "Salute to America" is itself destined to tank.