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These are dark times, friends, and there’s no denying that.

But while these are dark times – maybe even the darkest, who knows? – we also have quite a few rays of light to carry us through.

One of those rays is Saturday Night Live and the brilliant work they’ve been doing with mocking and belittling the complete and utter mess that is the U.S. government these days.

And last night, they really went for it.

For the opening, we were treated to a hilarious reprisal of Melissa McCarthy’s impression of Sean Spicer, Donald Trump’s press secretary.

She was loud, unnecessarily aggressive, obnoxious – just like the real Sean Spicer! – in a skit that may have even topped last week’s

Another highlight of the skit was Kate McKinnon’s simply incredible impression of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Sessions’ brief interlude during Spicer’s news conference sadly didn’t last too long before he started getting racist, so he had to leave.

The whole thing is even more delightful when you remember that last week, we heard a report that Trump didn’t appreciate Melissa’s version of Spicer because "Trump doesn’t like his people to look weak."

And he looked weak, naturally, because he was played by a woman.

Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer

So with Melissa coming back as Spicer, plus Kate’s debut as Sessions, the White House crew must not be too happy right now.

McKinnon also played Elizabeth Warren and, in a controversial turn, a deranged Kellyanne Conway in a Fatal Attraction-esque skit last night.

All that was missing was her classic portrayal of Hillary Clinton as a workaholic cyborg, but Kate has been on fire these days.

Keep up the good fight, Saturday Night Live.

Watch the hilarious video below: