(WASHINGTON POST) — In three distinct segments last night, “Saturday Night Live” pretty well encapsulated many of liberal America's reactions to Donald Trump's election as president. It was a little like working your way through the five stages of grief on live TV.
At the top of the show was a highly unusual and subdued musical performance — not a sketch — featuring Kate McKinnon dressed as Hillary Clinton and singing “Hallelujah,” by Leonard Cohen, who died last week.
At the end, McKinnon-as-Clinton doesn't crack a joke but simply says, “I'm not giving up, and neither should you.”
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