Advocates for the Blind on S.N.L.’s Paterson Skit

ALBANY—Over the weekend, Saturday Night Live aired another skit making fun of David Paterson’s blindness. The last time, Paterson expressed, in a public statement, a mix of sadness and disapproval.
Today happens to be Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day, and advocates have set up tables in the atrium of the Legislative Office Building.
I approached three people from the American Council of the Blind and asked for their thoughts.
“It’s Saturday Night Live, this is what they’re like in general,” said Frank Casey. “Consider the source. There are some people who take offense at it, but I don’t think it’s a personal attack.

Advocates for the Blind on S.N.L.’s Paterson Skit