Samantha Bee says no to the 2016 recounts — all of them

Samantha Bee is against all 2016 recounts
(Image credit: Full Frontal)

Samantha Bee began Monday's Full Frontal with a recap of President-elect Donald Trump's transition. "In the past three weeks, PEOTUS has made America great again by skipping security briefings, imperiling U.S. relations with China and India, threatening a private manufacturer, draining the swamp directly into his Cabinet, declaring open war on the press, and celebrating Take Your Daughter to Work Day with foreign leaders," she said, noting that the daughter in question, Ivanka Trump, will soon run her father's business empire. "Oh, you thought there were rules?" Bee asked. "Psych!"

"Turns out our institutions are only as strong as the unspoken norms we all agree to live by," she said. But the Trump transition was just an introduction to the larger topic of undermining democracy. President Obama will peacefully hand power to Trump on Jan. 20, Bee noted, but "if you want to see what it looks like when a defeated party clings to power, we have to go on a long journey to a hot land haunted by memories of civil war and sustained by farming a deadly, addictive drug: North Carolina."

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