The 11Times When Leslie Knope And Hillary Clinton Were Basically The Same Person
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The 11Times When Leslie Knope And Hillary Clinton Were Basically The Same Person

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The 11Times When Leslie Knope And Hillary Clinton Were Basically The Same Person
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Amy Poehler is known for many roles throughout her very successful career. Arguably, her most well-known roles were as the energetic deputy parks director Leslie Knope in NBC's Parks and Recreation and as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. On SNL, she often portrayed presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, reprising this role after being a cast member as a host of the show years later. The following are just a few examples of how similar Leslie and Hillary are.


Ben Wyatt or Bill Clinton?

Everything Bernie Sanders has said on the campaign trail so far.

The credits for one of her campaign advertisements.

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On why people are scared of her becoming the next President of the United States.

All one has to do is replace "Leslie" with "Hillary" and it's suddenly very plausible.

When discussing her loss to then-Senator Barack Obama in the 2008 primaries.

When things get rough on the campaign trail.

How asking for support in the polls probably goes...

"Secretary Clinton, where do you draw your inspiration from?"

If she secures the nomination, this will be Hillary come November.

And finally, Hillary's campaign motto for this (and all future) election(s).

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