WATCH: Are You Christian Enough for the GOP? [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, GOP candidates Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Rick Santorum battle over who’s the most Christian choice for president. Who will emerge as the certified Christian pick? Hint: One of the contenders said John F. Kennedy’s speech about the separation of church and state “makes [him] want to throw up.” The animation, as always, was written, animated and acted by Zina Saunders.

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