Good news, Amy McGrath! You’ve managed to score the coveted Bette Midler endorsement. Which comes, of course, with the special Bette Midler brand of surgical strike:

Wow, did Bette tell Mitch McConnell or what?

Oh, for sure. Because as we all know, there’s no bit juicier than … a crippling and potentially fatal disease.

McConnell was reportedly discharged from the Army Reserve after less than six months because of optic neuritis, an eye condition. Funny that Midler’s the one who’s apparently blind.