Is that a United States senator from Pennsylvania or a world-renowned (fictitious) drug kingpin from New Mexico?
Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman is unveiling a new look and it’s got fans of the hit television series “Breaking Bad” clamoring.
The Democrat revealed his new mustache in a Twitter selfie on Saturday.
“Lost a bet with Karl,” Fetterman said, in reference to his son.
The nature of the wager between father and son isn’t exactly clear.
Lost a bet with Karl 🥸 pic.twitter.com/D9XKEYHivj
— John Fetterman (@JohnFetterman) August 19, 2023
Many were quick to draw a comparison between the mustached Fetterman and “Breaking Bad” protagonist Walter White.
— miss poopie (@k1llacourt) August 19, 2023
The comparisons weren’t exclusive to Fetterman’s critics, with one Twitter user identifying as a progressive Democrat likening Fetterman to a chemistry teacher — which was White’s vocation before turning to a life of crime.
More like a chemistry teacher.
— Jon Carlos Hardwick (@JonHardwick98) August 19, 2023
One Twitter described Fetterman’s new look as a more morose take on the chemistry teacher-turned meth kingpin.
— Bill Larson (@logdoglady2nite) August 19, 2023
Fetterman had sported a full beard in a family selfie just days earlier.
Happy birthday 🎁🎂🎈🎊🎉 to my birthday twin and BFF, Gracie!
12 years later and you are still the bestest birthday present ever 😭🥰 pic.twitter.com/jJU9ohERVW
— John Fetterman (@JohnFetterman) August 15, 2023
The former mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, and lieutenant governor of the state, has previously sported a goatee (a look also associated with Walter White), although it’s been some time since he appeared in public with a full head of hair.
In an eerie parallel to the cancer stricken White, Fetterman has dealt with chronic health conditions during his first year as a senator.
Fetterman was checked into a hospital to receive treatment for depression in February.
Fetterman has also struggled with public speaking engagements during his tenure — having suffered a stroke during his 2022 campaign to represent the swing state in the Senate.
Walter White is considered one of the greatest television characters in history, with one iMDB ranking listing the fictitious criminal as the third best television character ever.
This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
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