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Kate McKinnon takes a final bow as Hillary Clinton on ‘SNL’ and it is perfection


Thank you, Kate McKinnon

We all already have a mad crush on “Saturday Night Live” phenom Kate McKinnon, but she just took it to 11 with the cold open on the show tonight, singing an emotional and heart-wrenching “Hallelujah.” It’s a fitting homage to her perfect impersonations of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over the last year, most of which were comical and also revelatory.

Not this, which is also a fitting tribute to the song’s creator Leonard Cohen, who died this week. McKinnon tears up at the end and says: “I’m not giving up and neither should you.”

Indeed not.

Here’s the video:

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