Pete Davidson bid an emotional farewell to Saturday Night Live this past weekend. He was the youngest cast member ever hired, arriving in 2014 at age 20. He joked, “Back then, I was just, like, a skinny kid and no one knew what race I was. And now everyone knows I’m white because I became hugely successful while barely showing up to work.” He then pointed out that three years ago, he was lambasted by everyone on Fox News, including Tucker Carlson, for making a joke about Rep. Dan Crenshaw, who lost an eye and wears an eye patch, saying he looked like “a hit man in a porno movie.”
Tucker Carlson was outraged, saying SNL sank “to a new low” by insulting a wounded veteran. He was joined by Greg Gutfeld, Eric Trump, and the Republican National Committee, which demanded that NBC apologize to Dan Crenshaw. By the way, that’s exactly what Pete Davidson did. He invited Dan Crenshaw to appear on SNL to apologize in person, and Crenshaw was gracious about it.
Fast forward to this month, when Tucker was talking with fellow Russian agent Tulsi Gabbard on his show. Dan Crenshaw said something pro-Ukraine that, (surprise), Tucker Carlson didn’t like. This is how he responded: