'The View' co-host derides Bernie Sanders' debate showing: 'Looked like he crawled out of a garbage can'

"View" co-host Abby Huntsman ripped into how Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., presented himself during the third Democratic primary debate on Thursday.

"Bernie looked like he crawled out of a garbage can last night," Huntsman said on Friday's episode of "The View."

Huntsman argued that the debate "didn't move the needle at all" for her, saying: "For me, it was like an 'SNL' skit. Everyone played their roles."

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Co-host Meghan McCain added that former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, was proposing plans that made it seem as though he was applying to be an MSNBC contributor.

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"Some of the plans he's putting forth -- to me, just seemed like someone who wants to become an MSNBC contributor or wants to run for something else," she said.

Co-host Joy Behar disagreed, defending O'Rourke's rhetoric on firearms. "Beto is a guy who just witnessed people dying in El Paso. That's why he is passionate," she said.

She was referring to the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in O'Rourke's hometown. During Thursday's debate, O'Rourke said: "hell yes, we're going to take your AR-15, your AK-47."

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"We're not going to allow it to be used against our fellow Americans anymore," he added.

During the debate, O'Rourke's campaign released a new slogan: "Beto has a ban for that," which plays off a popular refrain of Elizabeth Warren's supporters: "She has a plan for that."