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Bette Midler Tweets Out Image of Abe Lincoln Flipping Off Trump and First Lady: ‘I’m With Abe’

By CNSNews.com Staff | May 4, 2020 | 4:54pm EDT
This is a screen capture of the image that Room Rater tweeted and was retweeted by Bette Midler. (Screen Capture)
This is a screen capture of the image that Room Rater tweeted and was retweeted by Bette Midler. (Screen Capture)

Singer Bette Midler sent out a tweet late on Sunday that forwarded a tweet by “Room Rater” that featured an animated cartoon of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial seemingly flipping off President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.

‘I don’t know what @ratemyskyperoom thinks, but I’m with Abe!!” Midler said in her tweet.

This is a screen capture of Bette Midler's tweet of the Room Rater tweet. (Screen Capture)
This is a screen capture of Bette Midler's tweet of the Room Rater tweet. (Screen Capture)

Room Rater” is a twitter account that rates the rooms that well-known people are in when they do television interviews online from their homes. Room Rater, reports Slate, “collects a bunch of living rooms and home offces in one place and makes a snap judgement about each one.”

“For instance,” reported Slate, “it pronounced former chairman of Starbucks Howard Schultz’s backdrop ‘Ikea-ish. It found Stacey Abrams’ space wanting. Actor Mandy Patinkin’s background, meanwhile, was praised for its light and depth.”

On Sunday, when Trump appeared on a virtual townhall on Fox News, televised from the Lincoln Memorial, Trump critic Bill Kristol sent out a tweet with a screen capture of Trump doing the townhall while sitting in front of the statue of the seated Abe Lincoln in the memorial. He asked: “Thoughts, @ratemyskyperson?”

Room Rater then sent out a tweet that appeared to show President Trump and the First Lady standing in the Memorial, looking at Lincoln—with Lincoln, in animation, flipping his middle fingers back at the Trumps.

(Screen Capture from Room Rater Twitter page.)
(Screen Capture from Room Rater Twitter page.)

Bette Midler then sent out the Room Rater tweet—with her observation that she is “with Abe.”

Meanwhile, The Hill reported that 3.82 million viewers watched the Trump town hall from the Lincoln Memorial. “It was the second most-watched town hall in cable news history,” said The Hill.

The image of Donald and Melania Trump in the animated cartoon tweeted out by Room Rater is similar to a photo taken of them on Jan. 19, 2017, the night before Trump was inaugurated.

President-elect Donald Trump and wife Melania look at the Abraham Lincoln statue as they arrive for a welcome celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 19, 2017. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)
President-elect Donald Trump and wife Melania look at the Abraham Lincoln statue as they arrive for a welcome celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 19, 2017. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

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