During this week’s “Saturday Night Live” on NBC, the cold open re-enacted the Thursday GOP Debate on Fox Business Network.
The “SNL” version of the debate was critical of GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz for being born in Canada, as well as his New York values comments. The faux-debate also hit Marco Rubio for his boots and low poll numbers, Dr. Ben Carson for his personality, Jeb Bush for being a “joke” and Chris Christie for his poor poll numbers.
When asked to explain his New York values comments, Taran Killam as Ted Cruz replied, “I think most people know exactly what New York values are. And frankly, they are not the rest of the country’s values. Instead of celebrating Christmas, New Yorkers celebrate a pagan holiday called ‘Festivus.’ Instead of watching American football, they challenge each other to masturbation contests. In New York people don’t say ‘hi’ to their neighbors. They say ‘Hello, Newman.'”
“Neil Cavuto” then asked Killam’s Cruz if “Seinfeld” is what he meant by “New York Values,” to which he replied, “Believe me, if I could say liberal Jews, I would.”
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