US Elections 2016

Watch Alec Baldwin as Trump and Kate McKinnon as Clinton ask people to vote in the US elections

The actors even shed their roles briefly on the show.

American actors Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon energetically took a few hits in their final showdown before Tuesday’s US presidential election on Saturday Night Live.

The show had the two locked in a colourful verbal exchange, with McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton fielding question after question on her emails. Baldwin’s Donald Trump, meanwhile, faced the heat for his alleged links to the FBI, Vladimir Putin and also the KKK (to which he responded, ‘”What even is a K?”)

In an increasingly absurd setting, Baldwin responded to the arrival of each character – an FBI agent, Putin (played by Beck Bennet) and a Klansman by kissing them.

Furthermore, the two even shed their roles as the presidential nominees in the end to talk about how the presidential race had become extremely troubling. Baldwin expressed himself strongly. “I just feel gross all the time. Don’t you guys feel gross all the time about this?”

The actors even ran out into Times Square and interacted with people outside before getting back into the studio and imploring viewers to vote. “We can’t tell you who to vote for,” McKinnon said. “But on Tuesday, we all get a chance to choose what kind of country we want to live in.”

We welcome your comments at letters@scroll.in.
Sponsored Content BY 

When house hunting is as easy as shopping for groceries

The supermarket experience comes to a sector where you least expected it.

The woes of a house hunter in India are many. The dreary process starts with circling classifieds in newspapers and collecting shiny brochures. You flip through the proposed and ready designs that launch a hundred daydreams on the spot. So far so good. But, every house hunter would attest to the soul-crushing experience of checking out a disappointing property.

The kitchen of a 2BHK is carved from the corner of the hall, the 3BHK is a converted 2BHK, the building looks much older than in the pictures…. after months of reading the fine line, and between the lines, you feel like all the diagrams and highlights seem to blur into each other.

After much mental stress, if you do manage to zero in on a decent property, there’s a whole new world of knowledge to be navigated - home loans to be sifted through, taxes to be sorted and a finance degree to be earned for understanding it all.

Do you wish a real estate platform would address all your woes? Like a supermarket, where your every need (and want) is catered to? Imagine all your property choices nicely lined up and arranged with neat labels and offers. Imagine being able to compare all your choices side by side. Imagine viewing verfied listings and knowing what you see is what you get. Imagine having other buyers and experts guiding you along every step while you make one of the most important investments in your life. Imagine...

MagicBricks has made every Indian house hunters’ daydream of a simplified real estate supermarket a reality. Now you have more than a pile of brochures at your disposal as the online real estate marketplace brings you lakhs of choices to your fingertips. Instead of bookmarking pages, you can narrow down your choices by area, budget, house type etc. Just so you aren’t hit by FOMO, you can always add a suburb you’ve been eyeing or an extra bedroom to your filter. But there’s more to a house than just floor space. On MagicBricks, you can check for good schools in the vicinity, a park for evening walks or at least an assured easier commute. Save time and energy by vetting properties based on the specs, pictures and floor plans uploaded and have all your niggling concerns addressed on the users’ forum.

Shortlisted a property? Great! No need to descend down another spiral of anxiety. Get help from reliable experts on MagicBricks on matters of legalities, home loans, investment, property worth etc. You can even avail their astrology and Vastu services to ensure an auspicious start to life in your new home or office. With its entire gamut of offerings, MagicBricks has indeed brought the supermarket experience to real estate in India, as this fun video shows below.

Play

Get started with a simplified experience of buying, renting and selling property on MagicBricks here.

This article was produced by the Scroll marketing team on behalf of MagicBricks and not by the Scroll editorial team.