WATCH: The Scariest Thing About the Election Results [Cartoon]

Dear Congress: Leave the “Obamacare” funny business to the cartoonists, will you?


Mother Jones illustrator Zina Saunders creates editorial animations riffing on the political news and current events of the week. In this week’s animation, Saunders’ cartoon alter ego demonstrates for the incoming Congress why “Obamacare” isn’t nearly as scary as existing health insurance plans. [Click here to read MoJo‘s special report on Tuesday’s elections.] Ever wonder what doctors would say if a safe landed on your head? Watch the animation below and wonder no more. And since you ask: Yes, Saunders does all her own awesome cartoon voiceovers. —The Editors

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