October 26, 2011
Bette Midler calls Rick Perry an â€˜odd duckâ€™
October 26, 2911
Bette Midler hails from Hawaii, and sheâ€™s certain that President Barack Obama was born there, too.
â€œThat piece of business was put to rest. He showed them the birth certificate,â€ the singer-actress said of the birther issue during an interview with HLNâ€™s Joy Behar that aired Tuesday.
The people who questioned Obamaâ€™s birthplace, Midler said, â€œreduced him to that indignity, something that no president, no sitting president has ever had to do, and I, for one, was completely ashamed to be an American at that time. I thought it was absolutely disgusting.â€
Midler called Texas Gov. Rick Perry â€œa really odd duckâ€ for expressing uncertainty about Obamaâ€™s birth certificate and renewing the debate.
â€œI don`t think Rick Perry is sure where he was born,â€ she quipped