As we told you Monday, Bette Midler tweeted a story about Trump but later deleted it after discovering it was “fake news” that had been debunked long ago.

On Tuesday, Trump responded to that now-deleted tweeting of a debunked meme, which helped get Midler’s name trending on Twitter:

A couple of hours after that, Midler quote tweeted Michael Moore and added her own commentary about Trump:

Well, this seems to have escalated.

Hey, if a Republican entertainer had said something similar about Obama, would Bette have had a problem with it?

The Twitter standards can be difficult to grasp.