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Comedian Dave Chappelle made his Saturday Night Live debut this week, and with a little help from Chris Rock, offered a much-needed dose of reality in a sketch imagining an election watch party otherwise populated by young, white Democrats.
The skit opens to a room bedecked with Hillary Clinton campaign signs and Cecily Strong enthusing that America is about to make history with its first female president. "Yep, it might be an historic night, but don't forget it's a big country," Chappelle's character warns. As Trump's wins accumulate, Chappelle and latecomer Chris Rock meet their group's surprise with cynicism.
"Oh my God, I think America is racist," Strong gasps after one last state goes for Trump. "Oh my God," Chappelle replies. "I remember my great-grandfather told me something like that. He was like a slave or something, I don't know." Watch the full clip below. Bonnie Kristian