West Virginia Governor Jim Justice's annual Sate of the State address took an unexpected turn this week -- one involving Bette Midler and the governor's pet bulldog to be exact.
Partway through his address, Justice brought out his pet, 'Babydog', then held her up butt-first while inviting Midler to "kiss her hiney".
But why was Justice calling out Midler?!
Well, the singer had recently called West Virginia "poor, illiterate and strung out" in a tweet aimed at Sen. Joe Manchin...
Midler responded with another tweet: "Judging from these ranking's I'd say his dog's a** would make a better governor than him!"
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