Since catapulting to fame for their 2004 satire of the Kerry-Bush election fight, "This Land," Jib Jab has managed to do the near-impossible for YouTube sensations: stay relevant, funny, and famous. Now in 2009, the political satirists have come through again with a review of the odd news of '09, set to the tune of Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer." Watch for slaps at balloon boy, Schwarzenegger, philandering Gov. Mark Sanford, and more.
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