Election 2012

AZ Senate Candidate Says Male Moderator Is "Prettier" Than Candy Crowley

Carmona continues a fine tradition of sociopathic political candidates

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Arizona Senate candidate Richard Carmona may have hoped to put charges that he mistreated women who have worked for him behind him, but he did himself no favors Thursday when he appeared to tell the moderator of his debate with Rep. Jeff Flake that he was "prettier" than CNN's Candy Crowley.

After a difficult stretch in the debate, moderator Brahm Resnik quipped "Geez, now I know how Candy Crowley felt."

"You're prettier than her," Carmona responded, eliciting a nervous laugh from the moderator. "I'm not sure how to take that," he then said.