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Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

This weeks Weekend Caption Contest™ was another smash hit, generating over 150 entries. In the vast history of the Weekend Caption Contest I can't remember a winner from the very first entry, but even a non-LOTR fan like me can see the humor in a Gollum reference... The assignment this week was to caption the following picture:

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) greets people as she arrives for U.S. President George W. Bush's the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 31, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Reed


Here are the winning entries:


1) (solo) - "He has our prrrrecious"

2) (McGehee) - "A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti."

3) (Rodney Dill) - "Tazers, not just for self-defense anymore."

Honorable Mention

4) (OregonMuse) - "I'm sorry, but it's been frozen like this ever since I took a wrong turn and accidentally walked in on Dick Cheney in the Senate men's room."

5) (Hamish) - "Senator, if that's your 'O-Face,' I think I understand why Bill spent so much time catting around."

6) (Lindy R. Dole) - "DNC Factoid: Only Hillary can hit the high notes during the queefing of the Star Spangled Banner."

The Would That It Were True Award goes to:

(JimK ) - ""He f****ed another one...I'm sorry, Hill."

"GODDAMMIT...I SWEAR I'M GONNA CUT HIS SH(shutter click)IT RIGHT OFF!""


Until next Friday...


Comments (12)

Oops, I missed the contest.... (Below threshold)
OC Chuck:

Oops, I missed the contest.

"Hillary, you are a stupid lemon eater!"

Reference: Dilbertblog

If you don't stop giving me... (Below threshold)
jb:

If you don't stop giving me wedgies Karl, I'll kill ya.

Thanks Kevin, Another great... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Thanks Kevin, Another great picture. This picture was showing up everywhere this week-end

Amazing! The winners were a... (Below threshold)

Amazing! The winners were announced on time. That has to be a Wizbang record. (Yuk, Yuk)

Seems kind of stupid to me ... (Below threshold)
nick:

Seems kind of stupid to me to post a bad photo of Hillary Clinton - sort of grade schoolish. There are millions of bad photos of politicians (Repub and Dem) all over. What does this prove?

For those of you who agree with Bush's spying program, a link to a great article below....

MISINFORMATION ON SPYING DOESN'T TAKE A HOLIDAY

National Review's Mark Levin "informs" his readers today:

Clinton bypassed FISA by extending warrantless searches to include physical searches.

Levin is referring to Clinton's 2/9/95 executive order and his claim is totally false. First, FISA didn't cover physical searches at the time, so the executive order did not, and could not, "bypass FISA." Second, unlike the secret Bush administration program, Clinton's public executive order did not apply to U.S. persons. If Bush's program didn't apply to U.S. persons there would be no controversy at all.

But Levin doesn't have to read Think Progress to figure this out. He can read his own right-wing magazine. Here's the National Review's Byron York five days ago:

In the argument that has emerged over warrantless surveillance, there have been a number of overstatements. Some people, for example, have said that Bill Clinton signed an executive order authorizing such surveillance; he did not.

One clarification: when someone says something that's not true, it's not an overstatement, it's a lie.

The hyperlinks are here:

http://thinkprogress.org/2005/12/26/no-holiday/

Well, I'm deeply flattered ... (Below threshold)
solo:

Well, I'm deeply flattered for having won this week's caption contest and grateful for all the support of other posters (err..your money is in the mail).
I am, however, confused by Kevin's reference to "Gollum humor". Humor? What humor? I wasn't trying to be funny! I'm relatively certain that this is EXACTLY what she was saying when the picture was taken!

Just like the pathetic creature Gollum/Smeagle in LOTR, her physical appearance has transformed to reflect the sheer madness burning within. A blind raging madness to posses the power of the "one true ring"/Presidency.

I'm convinced that by 2008, she'll be knuckling around in a loin cloth, eating raw fish and referring to herself as "us". And..God help us all if she ever gets her boney, filthy little fingers on it for she will surely plunge the earth into eternal darkness.

This woman is insane with and for power.

She's a skank too.... (Below threshold)
moseby:

She's a skank too.

Non sequitur Nick strikes a... (Below threshold)

Non sequitur Nick strikes again.

Sigh, no Mr Ho blurb. I be... (Below threshold)
epador:

Sigh, no Mr Ho blurb. I bet he's really Lyndon LaRouche. Makes Nick seem almost logical and coherent.

Solo, congrats!Did... (Below threshold)
epador:

Solo, congrats!

Did she murder her sista to get a hold of the precioussss the first time (or does Vince count as that one)?

Actually, Nick makes a grea... (Below threshold)
tom:

Actually, Nick makes a great point. If you want to be taken seriously, engaging in juvenile bad-photo posting seems counter-productive. Whether Hillary is a Democrat or Republican, the debate should be about issues and not whether she photograhs well. I've seen dozens of terrible pics of George Bush, but I don't base my opinion of him on that.

Regarding the info about conservative truth-bending and accusations that Clinton spied, I'm not surprised that McGehee didn't addressed that. McGehee?

Sorry, I think there's a re... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

Sorry, I think there's a real big difference between bad photo posting on an article that is purporting to be a serious discussion/reporting on the merits of a politician or public figure, and bad photo posting on a caption contest that is meant to poke fun at someone.




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