Who Hated 2016 Best

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For a lot of people, politics trumped all in 2016 (sorry for the pun, but this year doesn’t deserve better). Samantha Bee has had plenty of time to show us why. But her strongest goodbye wasn’t to 2016, it was to a dream many women hoped would come true this year. Hillary Clinton’s loss wasn’t just a partisan one—it was also a loss for women. After a year of competing with a man whose sexism knows no bounds, Clinton and her female supporters watched that man win an election. Samantha Bee did the only thing she could.

Samantha Bee: "It's Over!"

For a lot of people, politics trumped all in 2016 (sorry for the pun, but this year doesn’t deserve better). Samantha Bee has had plenty of time to show us why — and probably did it best between the late night comedians. But her strongest takedown of 2016 was her depiction of the year as a waking nightmare that has only just begun. "It's over!" she cries over in her dream state. If only.

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