A congressional candidate in Texas was mocked over his appearance during a segment on “Saturday Night Live.”
Comedian Pete Davidson was giving his “first impressions” of some candidates ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections during the show’s “Weekend Update.”
He said that there are “some gross people” running and mockingly described Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) and Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), among others.
Davidson then gave his description of Dan Crenshaw (R), who lost his right eye in an IED blast in Afghanistan.
"lost his eye in war or whatever."….. this is @snl – they address a cast members breakup as if it's of vital importance. but laugh at a vet. https://t.co/4xoMLCKWTH
— GregGutfeld (@greggutfeld) November 4, 2018
Crenshaw is a retired lieutenant commander who had a 10-year career in the Navy SEALs.
“You may be surprised to hear [Crenshaw is] a Congressional candidate from Texas and not a hit man in a porno movie,” Davidson said on Saturday.
This is really awful and incredibly tone-deaf and offensive to veterans, their families and all who serve. Come on SNL, do better. https://t.co/9WsBg0qEpe
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) November 4, 2018
His remark was met with an eruption of laughter from the crowd.
“I’m sorry, I know he lost his eye in war, or whatever,” Davidson added.
Watch the clip below.
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