'Broad City' Stars Imagine How Colonial Women Would React to Hillary Clinton's Historic Nomination

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This week, Hillary Clinton officially became the first woman to be nominated for the Presidency by a major party. This is a big deal to most Americans today. But what of the women back in 1776? What would they think of this historic moment?

Colonial women Abatha Whitmore and Josephine Hindley inhabited the bodies of Broad City stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer to express their delight that a woman was able to break that glass ceiling in the year 1816:

"Well, butter my bonnet! That is incredible! I'm going to celebrate by making a meal for my husband and then cleaning it up immediately."

"You hear that, Ben Franklin? Women are on top! And not just your French whores!"

Stephen Colbert clarifies that it actually takes 240 years, not 40.


"What the butter is wrong with you people?!?! Why did it take so long? It's right there in the Declaration of Independence: All men are created... Oh."

Disappointing, to say the least, but nothing mercury shots and twerking to the harpsichord can't fix: