Hillary Clinton Talks Mansplaining, Campaign Slogans on 'Kimmel'

Jimmy Kimmel pitched ideas for Clinton's new campaign slogan to compete with Bernie Sanders' "Feel the Bern," including "Netflix and Hill" and "Hillin' Like a Villain."
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Hillary Clinton on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Hillary Clinton returned to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday night to discuss the latest Donald Trump news and hear some catchy new campaign slogans.

"Bernie Sanders was here on Tuesday; Secretary Clinton is here tonight," Kimmel said in his monologue. "They’re an interesting pair because they’re still competing with each other, obviously, but eventually we know they're going to team up to stop the deranged billionaire who wants to take over the world. Which, if you think about it, is basically the plot to Batman v. Superman."

Sitting down with the late-night host, Clinton addressed campaign-finance reform, the latest fights among Republican candidates, her emails, decriminalizing marijuana and the current election cycle.

"Have you ever seen anything like it, historically, an election that has descended to such incredible depths? I mean, for me, they're great, don't get me wrong," joked Kimmel. "I'd like to see some punches thrown."

"I've never seen this at the presidential level, no," responded Clinton, adding that she looks forward to debating Trump, if it comes to that, because she believes the voters want a responsible, knowledgeable leader.

Kimmel read aloud one of Clinton's emails to show how boring they are and asked Clinton if an email about apples was code for something else. "This is really top-secret stuff," joked Clinton.

Kimmel pitched some of his ideas for a new campaign slogan for Clinton to compete with Sanders' "Feel the Bern," including "Take a Hill Pill," "Netflix and Hill," "You Be Hillin' " and "Hillin' Like a Villain."

He also offered to help Clinton with her debate rhetoric through "mansplaining," in which he would condescendingly "correct you whenever I feel the need."

"You want to be stylish without looking like you're trying to be stylish  and also presidential," suggested Kimmel, adding that she sounded "shrill," mocking political pundits who recently have told Clinton to "smile more" and have criticized her outfits. "Don't smile like that because it's too forced, it looks like you're faking it."

"You know, Jimmy, your comments are kind of contradictory," said Clinton, "It's like nothing I do is right." Kimmel agreed, joking that she wasn't a man, and that must be the problem.

This was Clinton's second appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Clinton has made her rounds on TV shows lately, first appearing on Comedy Central's Broad City and then premiering an endorsement ad by Shonda Rhimes' Thursday-night lineup: Scandal's Kerry Washington, How to Get Away With Murder's Viola Davis and Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo.

Fellow Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined Kimmel on Tuesday night, when he discussed Trump, the Brussels terrorist attacks and the long election process.

Kimmel also aired a segment on Thursday night in which he asked kids why women get paid less than men. He also welcomed additional guests The Catch's Peter Krause and band Fifth Harmony.

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