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Kerry Washington: Voting Trump is ‘Against Our Best Interests as Americans’

Scandal star Kerry Washington lit into Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, during an appearance Friday on HBO’s Real Time, telling host Bill Maher that Democrat Hillary Clinton has the better policies, but that her message has been drowned out while the media chooses to focus its coverage on Trump.

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Surprise, Surprise: Shonda Rhimes’s ‘Scandal’ Lazily Paints Donald Trump as Sexist, Vulgar Xenophobe

Shonda Rhimes’s hit TV show Scandal often utilizes ripped-from-the-headlines storylines to propel its political drama. An episode earlier in this fifth season explored the undercover Planned Parenthood videos and featured a montage in which the show’s main character, Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), undergoes an abortion set to the hymn “Silent Night.”