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Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee plays 'Sweet Home Alabama' on a guitar during a campaign rally at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, January 17, 2008. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

Winners will be announced Monday morning.

Update: Winners announced. Click on the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed. A new edition of the Weekend Caption Contest™ will debut Friday morning.


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Debasing myself agai... (Below threshold)

Debasing myself again!

Why is everyone looking at ... (Below threshold)

Why is everyone looking at the drummer?

With Huckabee as lead guita... (Below threshold)

With Huckabee as lead guitar, the new Spinal Tap decides to take on Ron Paul as their new drummer.

If I form this chord right,... (Below threshold)

If I form this chord right, I can give Romney the "finger" and no one will notice!

Nobody respects the bass pl... (Below threshold)

Nobody respects the bass player. ww

Mike Huckabee finds that it... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Mike Huckabee finds that it is too late to correct his mistake. "Now they tell me. Play to the BASE, not play the BASS"

Hey look, Here comes Fred!!... (Below threshold)

Hey look, Here comes Fred!!

That's not Huckabee, that's... (Below threshold)

That's not Huckabee, that's Wannabee!

Mike Huckabee realizes he s... (Below threshold)

Mike Huckabee realizes he should have tuned his instrument when playing with "The Conservatives."

Because nothing says cool l... (Below threshold)

Because nothing says cool like a middle-aged, bald guy in a tie playing bass.

The Huckabee campaign has h... (Below threshold)

The Huckabee campaign has hit more than a few low notes of late.

"(Ron) Paul is dead (meat).... (Below threshold)

"(Ron) Paul is dead (meat)."

Ass of Base... (Below threshold)

Ass of Base

Seeing the success Mike Huc... (Below threshold)

Seeing the success Mike Huckabee was having wooing his audience with his six string prowess, Dennis Kucinich immediately began attending rallies with a set of Spanish Maracas.

It's a photo op AND a polit... (Below threshold)

It's a photo op AND a political attack ad:

If you wanna hang out, we've got to take him out; McCain.
If you wanna get down, down on the ground; McCain.
He just lies, he just lies, he just lies; McCain.

And Hillary bangs out rhyth... (Below threshold)

And Hillary bangs out rhythms on the dried skulls of her enemies.

All it needs is a convicted... (Below threshold)

All it needs is a convicted felon from Arkansas on sax.

" While my support..gent... (Below threshold)

" While my support..gently slips..."

Secret Weapon of Bass Destr... (Below threshold)

Secret Weapon of Bass Destruction

"Excuse me while my campaig... (Below threshold)

"Excuse me while my campaigns dies whaa whaa whaa whaaaa..."

Candidates' bass player Mik... (Below threshold)

Candidates' bass player Mike Huckabee fawns for the camera as lead vocalist John McCain rides on a wave of hands from adoring fans just off camera.

"I just love him," says self-proclaimed Candidates groupie Tiffany Mahr from Spartanburg. "Mike's kind'a cute, but John rocks my world," she blushingly whispered.

"Excuse me while my campaig... (Below threshold)

"Excuse me while my campaign dies whaa whaa whaa whaaaa.."

Man in the blue blazer, "Lo... (Below threshold)

Man in the blue blazer, "Look everyone there's Zamfir, Master of the Pan Flute!!"

"I'm a-pickin! Who's a-gri... (Below threshold)

"I'm a-pickin! Who's a-grinnin'? Anybody?"

The Huckleberry Horror: ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

The Huckleberry Horror: From Dusk till Dawn II

For most candidates, "song ... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

For most candidates, "song and dance" is just a metaphor...

Christian Rock? All the be... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Christian Rock? All the best bands are affiliated with Satan.

"Hey, Mormons aren't allow ... (Below threshold)

"Hey, Mormons aren't allow to listen to music, are they? I'm just askin'."

Hope, Arkansas; cool musici... (Below threshold)

Hope, Arkansas; cool musician...now all I need is Gennifer Flowers (and company) to be like Bill!

After dominating the talent... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

After dominating the talent competition with a blistering rendition of Dueling Banjos, Teh Fred then strode over and forcibly sodomized Huckabee. Onlookers swear they heard Huckabee whisper "Thank You".

Certainly, in the topsy-tur... (Below threshold)

Certainly, in the topsy-turvy world of heavy rock [Campaigning], having a good solid piece of wood in your hand is often useful.

So you want me to play at y... (Below threshold)

So you want me to play at your kid's Bar Mitzvah? Next year? January 20th? I should be available...

More COWBELL!... (Below threshold)


I was barely 17 and I on... (Below threshold)
Tim Jameson:

I was barely 17 and I once killed a boy with a fender guitar.

I don't remember if it was a Telecaster or a Stratocaster,but i do remember that it had a heart of chrome and a voice like a horny angel.

"It worked for the Pied Pip... (Below threshold)
Mark L:

"It worked for the Pied Piper, so why not for me? Okay they did not have bass guitars back then, but you gotta go with the times."

Now listen very carefully a... (Below threshold)
Tim Jameson:

Now listen very carefully as I play "Stairway To Heaven" backwards...

You suck! Play some Skynard... (Below threshold)

You suck! Play some Skynard! Freebird!

(Background) Hey look! It's... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

(Background) Hey look! It's John Edwards!

It's the Devil's music.... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

It's the Devil's music.

And when I'm elected, I wil... (Below threshold)
kbiel Author Profile Page:

And when I'm elected, I will enact a smoking ban since I don't smoke. Then I will enact a bill requiring daily exercise and banning cheetos because I am no longer fat. Then I will enact a law requiring PBS to air at least 8 hours of "Bootsy Collins teaches Bass" each day...

[ audience in background... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

[ audience in background ]

" Heeeyyy, look at Thompson over there, his riffs actually rock!!!

Huckabee gets an epiphany d... (Below threshold)

Huckabee gets an epiphany during a jam session: He's not the Paul McCartney of the GOP race - He's Ringo!

GOP wannabe starts to fret ... (Below threshold)

GOP wannabe starts to fret about slipping support.

"Hey look, Fred Thompson's ... (Below threshold)

"Hey look, Fred Thompson's playin' the accordian"
"...and Ron Paul's dancing 'round with a metal cup."

Pretend this is a Saxophone... (Below threshold)

Pretend this is a Saxophone. Now where are the interns?

Led Zeppelin... how appropr... (Below threshold)
Lindy R. Dole:

Led Zeppelin... how appropriate.

"Mojo Mike Plays To His Bas... (Below threshold)

"Mojo Mike Plays To His Bass."

In an appeal to be cool wit... (Below threshold)
civildisobedience Author Profile Page:

In an appeal to be cool with younger people, Huck does not realize that in today's world, real guitars are for old people.

Mike Huckabee introduces hi... (Below threshold)

Mike Huckabee introduces his new upbeat campaign song, "Look ma, I'm a BIG boy now!"

Why courting the fickle you... (Below threshold)

Why courting the fickle youth vote is a waste of time. "This Huckleberry guy's totally cool. Whoa, hold on! I'm voting that cute chick! What's her name? Edwards?"

The Huckster is also a pluc... (Below threshold)
Mac Lorry:

The Huckster is also a pluckster.

Music that turns heads.... (Below threshold)
Mac Lorry:

Music that turns heads.

The Devil went down to Geor... (Below threshold)

The Devil went down to Georgia...He was looking for some souls to steal.

Look away, look away, look ... (Below threshold)
Mac Lorry:

Look away, look away, look away Dixie Land.

Mike Huckabee continues his... (Below threshold)

Mike Huckabee continues his "According to Jim" campaign theme:
--Jimmy Carter on foreign policy
--James Dobson on social issues
--Jimi Hendrix on guitar

"Pull My finger and I toot ... (Below threshold)

"Pull My finger and I toot a mean Dixie"

This is Banal Crap... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

This is Banal Crap

Huckabee later showed the a... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Huckabee later showed the audience he wore neither boxers nor briefs.

The amazing thing about the... (Below threshold)

The amazing thing about the Dancing Bear is not how gracefully it dances but that it dances at all.

Gov. Huckabee jams in celeb... (Below threshold)
Piso Mojado:

Gov. Huckabee jams in celebration after successfully pressuring the Boy Scouts of America Caddo Area Council (Arkansas) to award his son, Mike, the rank of Eagle Scout in spite of Mike being fired from the Boy Scout Camp Pioneer for torturing and lynching a stray dog.

Huckabee was quoted during the celebration "It's good to be guv".

Real Eagle Scouts who abide by the Scout Oath and Law were not available for comment.

"I'd like to say thank you ... (Below threshold)

"I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and myself and I hope we passed the audition....."

Just remember, you can't da... (Below threshold)
Gina Duvall:

Just remember, you can't dance to this fine after-sermon selection.

If the Huckster were a demo... (Below threshold)

If the Huckster were a democrat,
he'd be playing the 'Grateful Dead'.

Guitar Zero.... (Below threshold)
Eric Forhan:

Guitar Zero.

I'll be your Huckleberry.</... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

I'll be your Huckleberry.

♬The sword ... (Below threshold)

The sword of Damocles is hanging over my head
And I've got the feeling someone's gonna be cutting the thread

Mike Huckabee wonders why e... (Below threshold)

Mike Huckabee wonders why everyone keeps requesting "Flim Flam Man", but begins singing anyway...
Hands off the man, the flim flam man.
His mind is up his sleeve and his talk is make believe.
Oh lord, the man's a fraud, he's a flim flam man.
He's so cagey, he's a flim flam man.

Huckabee's guitar-playing, ... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

Huckabee's guitar-playing, like his politics, influences people to look to the Right ... which is away from him.

When they said "Play that f... (Below threshold)

When they said "Play that funky music white boy", it wasn't supposed to be a literal translation...

Mike slowly discovers that ... (Below threshold)

Mike slowly discovers that a 25 minute bass solo isn't exactly popular with the fans...

The Huckster belts out Amer... (Below threshold)
Piso Mojado:

The Huckster belts out America's newest Hit "I am your brother, your best friend forever"

"It goes to eleven."... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

"It goes to eleven."

LOL @ Piso Mojado... I love... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

LOL @ Piso Mojado... I loved that guy! Was that a real song, or did he make it up?

How did Huckabee become so ... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

How did Huckabee become so popular? Robert Johnson told him about a "guy" who makes deals down at the crossroads.

For a serious run at the of... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

For a serious run at the office, he changed his name to "Huckabee" after focus groups reacted negatively to a possible "President Ywengie Malmsteen".

Visitors to the Little Rock... (Below threshold)

Visitors to the Little Rock & Roll hall of fame turned just in time to see the Spinal Tap drummer spontaneously ignite.

Not all guys need a fancy <... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

Not all guys need a fancy car to compensate for "shortcomings"...

"Rock-a-billy Huckabee" wou... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

"Rock-a-billy Huckabee" would be an awesome band name.

Lady in crowd: "Finally! Ou... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

Lady in crowd: "Finally! Our guest of honor has arrived!... Welcome, Mr.Hunt!"

Lady in crowd: "Finally! Ou... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

Lady in crowd: "Finally! Our guest of honor has arrived!... Welcome, Mr.Ock!"

With apologies for my immaturity. ;)

"Huck-a-bee"?... Sounds lik... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

"Huck-a-bee"?... Sounds like a contest at a hillbilly reunion.

"I'm on a mission from God.... (Below threshold)

"I'm on a mission from God."

"You guys may count me out ... (Below threshold)

"You guys may count me out now but just wait 'till I unlease my Star Power!"

The grimace on Governor Huc... (Below threshold)

The grimace on Governor Huckabee's face came as he realized the no-win situation he had just placed himself in.

If he played the piece well, he would lose the Arkansas vote but, if he played it badly, he would lose the Alabama vote. Like almost all politicians, he chose mediocrity and, as can be seen from the photo, he quickly lost the South Carolina vote.

Just another Basshole at pl... (Below threshold)

Just another Basshole at play

"If The Voting Booth Is A R... (Below threshold)

"If The Voting Booth Is A Rockin' Don't Bother Knockin'."

I am....the great prete... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

I am....the great pretender...

"But I go to 11, you see...... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"But I go to 11, you see..."

Attention Ladies and Gentle... (Below threshold)

Attention Ladies and Gentlemen! the pardoned guests of honor have arrived..

Huckabee wooing the crowds.... (Below threshold)

Huckabee wooing the crowds.

"Governor, I played with Bo... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"Governor, I played with Bootsy Collins. I knew Bootsy Collins. Bootsy Colling was a good friend. And Governor, you're no Bootsy Collins."

Tower of Babel meets Tower ... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

Tower of Babel meets Tower of Power.

"The crowd grew eerily sile... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"The crowd grew eerily silent when Gov. Huckabee went into his Gene Simmons impression while playing "Rock and Roll All Nite"...

The crowd gathered to hear ... (Below threshold)

The crowd gathered to hear Mike Huckabee lost interest when actor Ralph Machio arrived.

C-C-C-C major, A-A-A-A mino... (Below threshold)

C-C-C-C major, A-A-A-A minor...what's that playin' on the radiooo? Why did my polls up and then drop so lowwww? Life rearranges...these constant changes.
Apologies to fans of Grease.

"As long as there's, you kn... (Below threshold)

"As long as there's, you know, sex and drugs, I can do without the rock and roll."

Thank God they dont writ... (Below threshold)

Thank God they dont write em like that anymore.

"Rock And Roll With The Pun... (Below threshold)

"Rock And Roll With The Pundits."

I didn't know Richard Nixon... (Below threshold)

I didn't know Richard Nixon could play the guitar.

As he focused on his finger... (Below threshold)

As he focused on his fingers the crowd focused on Fred.

1. Playing bass solo. Cool<... (Below threshold)

1. Playing bass solo. Cool

2. Playing bass solo at a campaign rally. Trendy

3. Playing bass solo at a campaign rally and really laying it down. Outstanding

4. Playing bass solo at a campaign rally and not realizing the crowd is listening to Fred... Priceless

Man, nobody likes my Delive... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Man, nobody likes my Deliverence allegory. Better play to the base...

Huckabee knew his presidential bid was headed for dire straights when he saw Ted Kennedy driving the tour/campaign bus.

The crowd behind Huckleberr... (Below threshold)

The crowd behind Huckleberry..... " yeah!! MJ's finally here!"

Huckabee was so caught up i... (Below threshold)

Huckabee was so caught up in his solo that he failed to notice Chuck Norris drop-kicking the AP reporter that was peppering him with questions about the candidate's stance on Creationism.

Jim Jones rolls over in His... (Below threshold)

Jim Jones rolls over in His sulfur.

Well she was only 13, only ... (Below threshold)

Well she was only 13, only 13
But, hey, I'm from Arkansas

♬Woo hoo Wo... (Below threshold)

Woo hoo Woo hoo hoo
Woo hoo Woo hoo hoo
Woo hoo Woo hoo hoo
Woo hoo Woo hoo hoo
Woo hoo
Woo hoo
Woo hoo Woo hoo hoo

In-a-gadda-divida baby........ (Below threshold)

In-a-gadda-divida baby.....
Don't you know that I love you.....

"I am the god of hellfir... (Below threshold)

"I am the god of hellfire, and I bring you... fire!"

I gave my love a cherry ... (Below threshold)

I gave my love a cherry
That had no stone
I gave my love a chicken
That had no bones
I gave my love a story
That had no end
I gave my...

Just then John McCain grabbed the guitar and smashes it against the wall; and says, "Sorry."

I wonder if any of them pop... (Below threshold)

I wonder if any of them popcorned squirrels were Rabid??

"On To Woodstock And Let's ... (Below threshold)

"On To Woodstock And Let's Win There!!!!!"

You can fool some of the sh... (Below threshold)

You can fool some of the sheeple some of the time..

But You cant fool all of the sheeple all of the time..

__ An ode from a redneck toad __

"The Axeman Cometh."... (Below threshold)

"The Axeman Cometh."

"All your Conservative Bass... (Below threshold)
Dave W:

"All your Conservative Bass are belong to me!"

"... but I did stay at a Ho... (Below threshold)

"... but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night."

Pull My Finger.[I ... (Below threshold)

Pull My Finger.

[I continue to protest the greatest caption that only got an honorable mention!! :-D)

The Ronco Electric Cheese S... (Below threshold)

The Ronco Electric Cheese Slicer Seems To Be a Crowd Pleaser.

"Keith Richards Sure Does C... (Below threshold)

"Keith Richards Sure Does Clean Up Nice."

♬Ziggy play... (Below threshold)

Ziggy played guitar, jamming good with Weird and Gilly,
and the spiders from Mars. He played it left hand
But made it too far
Became the special man, then we were Ziggy's band

We he played on the Jay Len... (Below threshold)
Howlin' Steve Hanson:

We he played on the Jay Leno show, the bass part was audible AFTER he stopped playing.

Anyway, no Fender, no cred.

Everybody Polka!!... (Below threshold)
Vegas Vic:

Everybody Polka!!

With a bald pate I stab at ... (Below threshold)

With a bald pate I stab at thee!

Which one is the telecaster... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Which one is the telecaster?

"Knock, knock, knockin' ... (Below threshold)

"Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door..."

"In Birmingham they love... (Below threshold)

"In Birmingham they love the governor...even the one from Arkansas..."

Mike Huckabee plays the Blu... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Mike Huckabee plays the Blues after losing in Wyoming, New Hampshire, Michigan, Nevada and South Carolina. Meanwhile, his supporters start gravitating toward McCain and Romney.

Now if I can hit.. this not... (Below threshold)

Now if I can hit.. this note.. just right, McCain will self destruct, and I'll take South Carolina.

" History shows again an... (Below threshold)

" History shows again and again how nature points out the folly of Man....Huckzilla.."

"So, he won't take my Metam... (Below threshold)

"So, he won't take my Metamucil advice... The brown note, that'll fix Romney."

What the huck?!!... (Below threshold)

What the huck?!!

Update: <... (Below threshold)
Kevin Author Profile Page:

Update: Winners announced. Click on the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed. A new edition of the Weekend Caption Contest™ will debut Friday morning.






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