Culture 3 November 2016 Lena Dunham released a rap video in support of Hillary Clinton and it’s everything you’d expect A genuine lyric: “She’s a woman so gets treated unfairly / Ain’t nothing new motherf**ker she’s Hillary” Funny or Die Sign UpGet the New Statesman\'s Morning Call email. Sign-up The US election is next week, and right on cue, Lena Dunham has released a parody music video in support of Hillary Clinton, via Funny or Die. It contains exactly what you’d expect: a self-parodying introduction dialling up everything mainstream audiences dislike about Dunham, extremely cringe-worthy lyrics (a sample: “The plan is to win against hatred and slurs / break it down in three words / I’m with her”), plus some meta comments about said cringe-worthy lyrics and the video’s potential cultural appropriation. There’s really no commentary necessary. Just another example of how mockumentary-style campaign films have seen political video come full circle. › Fifa's poppy saga is a case of marketing gone too far Anna Leszkiewicz is culture editor of the New Statesman. Subscribe For the latest TV, art, films and book reviews subscribe for just £1 per month!