WATCH: The Gingrich Who Stole Christmas (Saunders Cartoon)

| Tue Dec. 6, 2011 7:00 AM EST

Editors' note: Mother Jones illustrator Zina Saunders creates editorial animations riffing on the political news and current events of the week. In this week's animation, Newt Gingrich, relishing his role as the current sugarplum dancing in Republican heads, generously bestows on all who will listen his solution for the nation's poorest children. Written, animated and acted by Zina Saunders. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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