His desperation led to some memorable moments. When the debate turned to gun control, O'Malley attacked Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders for representing a "flip-flopping, political approach of Washington." Sanders replied, "Whoa, whoa, whoa. Let's calm down a little bit, Martin," and Clinton added, "Yes, let's tell the truth, Martin." Later, the audience booed O'Malley when he interrupted a discussion on ISIS with a jab about his opponents' age, "May I offer a different generation's perspective on this?"