WATCH: The Romney Résumé [Saunders Cartoon]


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, Romney applies for a real job for the first time in his life. Watch Romney explain (or try and fail to explain) his tax shenanigans and those remarks from the secret video. The animation, as always, was written, animated and acted by Zina Saunders.

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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.