WATCH: Newt Gingrich is Godzilla! [Cartoon]


Click here and here to see Zina Saunders’ previous depictions of Newt Gingrich for motherjones.com.

Mother Jones illustrator Zina Saunders creates editorial animations riffing on the political news and current events of the week. In this week’s animation, Godzilla Newt Gingrich lumbers onto the campaign trail and promptly makes a mess of things. As always, that’s Saunders performing the voiceovers. Sound effects are from freesound.org. —The Editors


UPDATE:
Zina sent along one more depiction of Newt, originally commissioned for David Corn’s 2009 magazine piece “Dawn of a Newt Age“.

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