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On SNL, Trump and Clinton admit even they can't stand it anymore

Technically Incorrect: In the final "Saturday Night Live" before the election, there were plenty of Clinton email jokes and Trump Twitter jokes.In the end, only sadness came through.

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.


Their final appeals. To our sanity.

SNL/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET

The great tech election is almost over.

The one in which one candidate ruled by Twitter, while the other was excoriated for her, um, imaginative use of email.

In the last "Saturday Night Live" before the election, Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump and Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton made their final appeals to a beaten-down electorate.

Trump admitted that his energy came partly from "a really, really big handful of uppers that are meant for racehorses."

Clinton, on the other hand, had to face constant questioning about her emails.

Trump countered that he never uses email because it's "too risky." Instead, he uses a private service that allows him to say whatever he likes. It's called Twitter.

They both agreed that America really hates Clinton. Meanwhile, Trump denied close connections with the FBI, Vladimir Putin and the Ku Klux Klan. Oddly, he was seen kissing all three.

At heart, though, this was one of the saddest sketches SNL has ever perpetrated.

Baldwin and McKinnon ended up breaking character to bemoan the "gross" spectacle that the election has become.

The frolicking ending attempted to be one of hope. I fear, however, that this week will turn out to be one where hope sinks and dim despair performs a dance.

All we will have to do then is look in the mirror and be honest about what we see. These aren't merely our candidates. They are us.