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February 7, 2016 11:50 am

Bernie Sanders Jokes About Being ‘Too Jewish’ for America During ‘SNL’ Skit (VIDEO)

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Bernie Sanders, left, and Larry David. Sanders joked about his name being "too Jewish" in an SNL skit. Photo: NBC/Saturday Night Live.

Bernie Sanders, left, and Larry David. Sanders joked about his name being “too Jewish” in an SNL skit. Photo: NBC/Saturday Night Live.

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders pretended to be a Jewish immigrant heading to America in a skit on Saturday Night Live this week.

Sanders appeared alongside Seinfeld creator Larry David, who was hosting SNL this weekend in the Titantic-themed sketch. David, playing a passenger on a sinking ship, proclaims he should be loaded onto a lifeboat before the women and children, while Sanders’ character jokes about changing his name — Bernie Sanderswitzki — when he gets to America, “so it doesn’t sound quite so Jewish.”

“Yeah, that’ll trick ’em,” David replied, eliciting laughter and applause from the audience.

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Sanders then asks David if he’d like to share a cab once they arrive in New York, to which the latter replies, “I think we’ve talked enough.”

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  • Theodore Crawford

    He’s been doing quite well, apparently, pretending to be a US presidential candidate… and recently even a Jew! Perhaps he should consider an acting career.

  • rbockman

    two Jews, too comfortable in the diaspora

  • DALE CONNER

    Sanders is a SOCIALIST/DEMOCRATIC BOOB

  • DALE CONNER

    Bernie Sanders is a DEMOCRAT

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