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A website created in 1999 featuring satirical music videos animated using cut-outs of photographs. The site attained fame in 2004 when its video "This Land", which featured then-president George W. Bush and John Kerry, became a huge viral hit. Since then, they have released at least one current-events parody a year in the same style.

Their cartoons can be viewed here.

JibJab provides examples of the following tropes:

We finally took out bin Laden.
Japan had one hell of a year. (A year!)
There were riots in Britain: "All rotten!"
Harold Camping: The Rapture!
2012 "Seers": Not yet, but it's near. (Next year!)

The S&P blew up our rating.
The jobs market stayed in a slump. (A slump!)
The debt ceiling had us debating,
While Weiner just tweeted his junk.

    • Another verse:

There were Occupy Wall Street protesters,
And folks who will surely be missed.

    • And here's one more verse:

Quakes! Crimes! New signs!

Santa: I'm running out of dough,
The bills ain't getting paid.
[camera cuts to Santa in bed with Ma Claus] I can't remember when,
The last time I got... [[[Beat]], camera cuts back to Santa grabbing dollar bills] paid!

Baby Year 2008: Barrack [sic] defeated Johnny
So long to the far-right.
Now McCain has many houses,
But none of them are...
White men got passed over,
From Wasilla she was plucked;
When the maverick tapped a hockey mom
The press said, "What the..."
Truck bombs in Islamabad;
Bill Gates up and quit.
Putin stuck his chest out,
Told the Georgians to eat...
Ships were seized by pirates,
Ike and Gustav hit,
Johnny's honey had a baby,
But he said it wasn't...
HIIIIISSS-tory's now littered
With more famines, floods and wars.
If there's one thing I am grateful for,
It's that this job's now YOOOOUUUURS!