For a moment, viewers’ hearts jumped when someone could be heard screaming “Trump is a racist!”
The heckler turned out to be Larry David, who showed up as Bernie Sanders in the show’s cold open.
“I heard if I yelled that they’d give me $5,000,” David said.
Trump said with a shrug, “As a businessman I can respect that.”
A Latino group had offered a $5,000 “bounty” to anyone in the show’s audience who would yell “Trump is a racist” during the NBC broadcast.
The Democratic National Committee War Room sent out an email prior to Trump’s appearance on Saturday Night Live. It contained this infographic:
The Florida Democratic Party in an email stated:
With Rick Scott, Jeb Bush, and Marco Rubio, we thought Republicans in Florida couldn’t get much scarier.
Then came Trump.
Did you see him in Jacksonville, trash-talking Hispanics, slamming Obamacare and vilifying the EPA? And get this: A new University of North Florida poll puts Trump ahead of the rest of the candidates!
It appears Democrats are Trumpophobic?