'SNL' Mocks ‘Gross’ GOP Candidate Who Lost His Eye to an IED Blast


by NewsBusters

NewsBusters— Since the Vietnam War, liberals have been known for their great disdain for America’s service members, despite their efforts to hide it. During NBC’s latest edition of Saturday Night Live, that disdain poked its ugly head out in the form of supposed comedian Pete Davidson mocking Republican congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw about the eye he lost to an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, “or whatever” according to the funny man.

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 […]

The Weekly Standard—SNL Mocks Appearance of GOP Candidate Who Lost Eye in Afghanistan War. A cast member for Saturday Night Live, a late-night comedy show on NBC that hasn't had a funny cast for a very long time, mocked the appearance of Republican congressional candidate and veteran Dan Crenshaw during SNL's latest episode.

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