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Justice Responds to Bette Midler

December 22nd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

After saying that he had Bette Midler’s Wind Beneath my Wings played at his father’s funeral, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice spoke out against derogatory comments Midler made on Twitter about the state.  In reaction to Sen. Joe Manchin’s decision not to support the current version of President Biden’s Build Back Better plan, Midler called West Virginians “poor, illiterate and strung out”. In response, Justice said her comments were cruel and uncalled for and he would welcome an apology…