SNL's Pete Davidson slammed for mocking Republican candidate who lost his eye in war


by USA TODAY

USA TODAY— On 'Saturday Night Live,' Pete Davidson offered "first impressions" on "gross" candidates running in midterm elections, including vet Dan Crenshaw.

The Hollywood Reporter—'SNL': Pete Davidson Mocks Congressional Candidate Who Lost His Eye in War. Pete Davidson ripped: 'I know he lost his eye in war -- or whatever'... (Third column, 2nd story, link) Related stories:'SNL' MOCKS NAVY SEAL... Advertise here

TheHill—SNL's Pete Davidson ripped for mocking GOP candidate who lost eye in combat. "Saturday Night Live" comic Pete Davidson on Saturday night's show mocked congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) for wearing an eye patch after losing his eye in combat while serving in Afghanistan, prompting swift backlash on social media

fox8.com—‘SNL’s’ Pete Davidson mocks candidate who lost an eye in Afghanistan IED blast. NEW YORK — “Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson mocked the appearance of a congressional candidate whose eye was destroyed while he served in Afghanistan. “This guy is kinda cool, Dan Crenshaw,” Davidson said on this weekend’s show, next to a photo of Crenshaw, a Republican. “You may be surprised to hear he’s a congressional candidate from Texas, and not a hit man in a porno movie. “I’m sorry, I know he lost his eye in war, or whatever,” he […]