Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
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, the GOP urges you to step right up to see the greatest circus on earth—the 2012 Republican presidential campaign. The animation, as always, was written, animated, and acted by Zina Saunders.