“Thanks for making a Republican look good,” Crenshaw responded, before accepting the opportunity to get in a few jabs at Davidson’s expense.
Crenshaw said the show came up with the framework for the exchange and let him suggest several jokes.
“It’s not all [that] often that I get to pitch a bunch of comedy ideas to one of the biggest shows in the world, so the Good Idea Fairy was all over the place,” Crenshaw said on “Today.”
Aside from the laughter, Crenshaw called on Americans to “never forget” the service and sacrifices of our veterans. He also paid tribute to Davidson’s father, a firefighter who was killed on 9/11.
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Crenshaw told “Today” he was happy for the opportunity to appear with Davidson.
“It felt good and it felt like the right thing to do. I would appreciate if everybody would stop looking for reasons to be offended and that’s what this was all about.”