WATCH: On the Lam in Wisconsin (Cartoon)

Gov. Scott Walker and his Koch bro thugs are hot on the trail of the fugitive state senators.


Mother Jones illustrator Zina Saunders creates editorial animations riffing on the political news and current events of the week. In this week’s animation, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in hot pursuit of fugitive Democratic state senators trying to escape Walker’s rub-out of state employee union contracts. Walker’s top far-right muscle, the Koch brothers, are along for the ride in case there’s trouble. As always, that’s Saunders doing the voiceover. —The Editors

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  • Zina Saunders is an award-winning illustrator whose work appears in national magazines and newspapers and whose political satires have amused or outraged her audience, depending on which side of the aisle they sit.