WATCH: $1.2 Trillion in Budget Cuts as a Hollywood Disaster Movie [Brodner Cartoon]

| Thu Jun. 21, 2012 6:00 AM EDT

Grover Norquist beats Republicans in line with a club while Democrats look on as helpless sheep trying to stave off a $1.2 trillion budget cut. Just another day in Congress? At the Washington Spectator, animator Steve Brodner reimagines the upcoming budget cut as an asteroid and our congressmen as the hapless astronauts tasked with stopping it. Spoiler alert: This story has a happy ending. Will ours?

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