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Millennial Democrats are feeling the Bern no matter how hard Hillary Clinton tries to make them love her. Kate McKinnon returned as the presidential candidate for SNL‘s latest cold open to lament the latest reports of Bernie Sanders connecting with younger voters.
“Hillary is the most qualified candidate in history, but, at the same time, eh,” Vanessa Bayer says in the sketch. Deciding music was the only way to express herself, McKinnon-as-Clinton descended from the ceiling on a swing to belt “I Can’t Make You Love Me.”
Her second verse was accompanied by Darrell Hammond’s Bill Clinton on piano. “Like her for my sake,” he says.
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At least she has better luck as a ghostly musical presence than Beck Bennett’s Jeb Bush. Watch the entire sketch above.