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Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

It's Friday, which means it's time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture:

PBS journalist and debate moderator Gwen Ifill and Democratic vice presidential nominee, Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., left, shake hands at the end of his vice presidential debate with Republican rival, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, (not shown) Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, in St. Louis, Mo. (AP Photo/Don Emmert, Pool)

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Stand up Gwen. Let everybod... (Below threshold)
Gregory Rowe:

Stand up Gwen. Let everybody see ya! Oh my, what am I talking about?

"Gwen, don't forget how muc... (Below threshold)

"Gwen, don't forget how much money you will make when Obama wins. I am only saying." ww

Barack sends his love, and ... (Below threshold)

Barack sends his love, and your check's in the mail.

"I'm so pleased to meet the... (Below threshold)

"I'm so pleased to meet the first mainstream African American moderator who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking woman."

"I shoulda won this one, Gw... (Below threshold)

"I shoulda won this one, Gwen. You and that damn book!"

"Next time, let's do this r... (Below threshold)

"Next time, let's do this right after the Early Bird Special and before Wheel of Fortune."

"Boy am I glad I made it he... (Below threshold)

"Boy am I glad I made it here okay. They were having a hell of a time getting my foot out of my mouth."

"Don't you correct, me, You... (Below threshold)

"Don't you correct, me, Young Lady... I SAID Bosniacs and I MEANT Bosniacs."

Joe Biden: " Now remember G... (Below threshold)
Chris G:

Joe Biden: " Now remember Gwen. A little home cooking is good for the soul".

Don't wory Joe. We've got ... (Below threshold)

Don't wory Joe. We've got your back.

"Wow! Oprah! I didn't expec... (Below threshold)

"Wow! Oprah! I didn't expect to see you here."

"Have you ever seen a grown... (Below threshold)

"Have you ever seen a grown man naked?"

"I hope I looked as good as... (Below threshold)

"I hope I looked as good as George Washington did in his televised debate!"

Upon seeing this scene, Sar... (Below threshold)

Upon seeing this scene, Sarah Palin tries to decide who's more "lame."

"I'm pretty tired... Think ... (Below threshold)

"I'm pretty tired... Think I'll go home now."

Get a room!... (Below threshold)

Get a room!

Here's a little something s... (Below threshold)

Here's a little something sweetie. Buy yourself something pretty...

Ifill, (under her breath) "... (Below threshold)

Ifill, (under her breath) "Way to go Joe, all that work Gibson and Couric did just went down an Alaskan pipeline along with my book sales"

J: I thought you were goin... (Below threshold)

J: I thought you were going to nail her.
G: Everyone was watching you twit.

Just autograph the book fla... (Below threshold)

Just autograph the book flap to Joe, my best buds VP

Biden to Ifill, who had a b... (Below threshold)
Jim in Cleveland:

Biden to Ifill, who had a broken leg: "Gwen, stand up, let the people see you. Oh, God love ya! What am I talking about?!"

Don't worry, Joe. Between ... (Below threshold)

Don't worry, Joe. Between the MSM and my book, history will show you won tonight.

"Joe didn't you get that li... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Joe didn't you get that list of questions I sent you a week ago?"

Let's kick this hicks rear ... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Let's kick this hicks rear and get outta here.

"Gwen those questions weren... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Gwen those questions weren't in the order you asked them last night at our practise session. Are you trying to torpedo our campaign?"

Ya ever been to a 7-11?... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Ya ever been to a 7-11?

"You'll always be the winne... (Below threshold)

"You'll always be the winner if I have my way Joe."

"But Gwen, Obama said that ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"But Gwen, Obama said that this is how to dap!!!"

Thanks Gwen for not asking ... (Below threshold)

Thanks Gwen for not asking about guns and abortion as pre coordinated. I feel like I dodged another bullet just like I did in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Why won't you have me on yo... (Below threshold)

Why won't you have me on your show Oprah?

Hair Club for Men, this is ... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Hair Club for Men, this is Jenny Craig; Jenny Craig, say hello to Hair Club for Men.

"Sorry, Joe, they found out... (Below threshold)

"Sorry, Joe, they found out about the book. I'm afraid you're on your own tonight."

Joe: "Now remember Gwen, y... (Below threshold)

Joe: "Now remember Gwen, you let me run over as many times as I like, and the Obama campaign will buy 50,000 copies of your new book. We got a deal right?"

Gwen: "We sure do."

Oh that's great, that's jus... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Oh that's great, that's just fucking great! We're in some real pretty shit now! What are we gonna do?!?

So it's all set then, when ... (Below threshold)

So it's all set then, when I tug on my left ear, you hit her with the 'who's the President of Bulgaria question, okay? Great. Oh, oh, I almost forgot - who is the President of Bulgaria?

... and here's a little som... (Below threshold)

... and here's a little somethin' for your trouble Hon. Wink, wink, nudge, nudge.

Back in my day, once you bo... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Back in my day, once you bought a politician journalist they stayed bought.

Ah! The adoring glances of ... (Below threshold)

Ah! The adoring glances of a smitten suitor!

Thanks Gwen, you look clean... (Below threshold)
Brian Doyle:

Thanks Gwen, you look clean tonight. Here's the fifty I owe you for not bringing up abortion or guns. There's an extra twenty in there for letting me get the last word all night. Can I get a free copy of your book?

"Barak and I had the check ... (Below threshold)
JamesT Author Profile Page:

"Barak and I had the check is postdated for January 21, 2009."

Stand up Gwen.. AND...OH JE... (Below threshold)
Bernard Swill:

Stand up Gwen.. AND...OH JESUS... MY BAD!!

Yes, Gwen, I enjoy all kind... (Below threshold)
Dr. Ronald Fingerbottom:

Yes, Gwen, I enjoy all kinds of fried foods

My hair plugs come from the... (Below threshold)
Justin Clam, Phd:

My hair plugs come from the small of my back. Where do yours come from,?

Is she checking me out?... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Is she checking me out?

Did Katie call you? Great... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Did Katie call you? Great!

Thanks again for the heads ... (Below threshold)

Thanks again for the heads up on the questions.

Joe said to Gwen:I t... (Below threshold)

Joe said to Gwen:
I think the floor routines should have a minimum age of 27 and include a brass pole.

I'll need two signed copies... (Below threshold)

I'll need two signed copies. One should read "To Vice President Biden". And the other should read "To Senator Biden", just in case! HA HA HA, Like that's going to happen!

So honey, when we win this ... (Below threshold)
kbiel Author Profile Page:

So honey, when we win this thing in November, will I get a commission for helping you sell your book?

Oh great! I've got to write... (Below threshold)
kbiel Author Profile Page:

Oh great! I've got to write a whole chapter on this guy. Why couldn't Barry pick someone more interesting and less likely to call me clean and articulate.

Hey honey. I always liked ... (Below threshold)
kbiel Author Profile Page:

Hey honey. I always liked you people. Why don't we get together for a drink when this is all over? You can buy from your book proceeds.

Jerry Jones welcomes Shanno... (Below threshold)

Jerry Jones welcomes Shannon Sharpe to the Dallas Cowboys front office....and accepts his urge to dress in drag.

I have a message from Barry... (Below threshold)
kbiel Author Profile Page:

I have a message from Barry. He wants you to include more unicorns and rainbows in your book.

I think we got her........ (Below threshold)
Jeff Wilson:

I think we got her.....

"I know Gwen, I adore him t... (Below threshold)
C. Bensing:

"I know Gwen, I adore him too."

"Don't worry Gwen, I'll be ... (Below threshold)
C. Bensing:

"Don't worry Gwen, I'll be right there next to him,through every meeting, every day, holding his hand and helping him through it."

Sorry, Joe, but the "age of... (Below threshold)

Sorry, Joe, but the "age of Biden" just didn't test well. People thought we were making fun of your hair line.

Senator Biden: "Hey, I've ... (Below threshold)

Senator Biden: "Hey, I've got a great idea for a book about me! You could title it Gaffe-O-Matic My Ass: The Wit and Wisdom of Joe "Six-Pack" Biden."

I'm gonna pee!... (Below threshold)

I'm gonna pee!

Now remember, Gwen, if I wi... (Below threshold)

Now remember, Gwen, if I win this debate you will have a spot in Obama's cabinet.

Thanks for the GFE, here's ... (Below threshold)

Thanks for the GFE, here's a little something for you...

"Ok Joe remember, when I as... (Below threshold)
Lindy R. Dole:

"Ok Joe remember, when I ask you to find your ass, use both hands.... and your ass..."

Ifill: "Tell Barry I have f... (Below threshold)

Ifill: "Tell Barry I have family coming into town in February and will need the Lincoln Bedroom for about a week or two...and he better have the flat-screen TV in there."

Spencer stole my line (I vo... (Below threshold)
steve m:

Spencer stole my line (I voted for you anyway)

"And I'll see you at the bo... (Below threshold)

"And I'll see you at the book signing, Joe!"

"Do you really think this j... (Below threshold)

"Do you really think this jacket brings out my eye color?"

"Nice to see you again, Fan... (Below threshold)

"Nice to see you again, Fannie-uh-Gwen!"

"Mine is the smile of confi... (Below threshold)

"Mine is the smile of confidence! Can you feel it, Joe?"

"Look,Mr. Wanna-Be VP, you'... (Below threshold)

"Look,Mr. Wanna-Be VP, you'd better wax that hick chick quick, otherwise you'll never see your hairpiece again, capiche?"

"Pardon me, ma'am, have you... (Below threshold)

"Pardon me, ma'am, have you seen my rug?"

"No, senator, I won't be au... (Below threshold)

"No, senator, I won't be autographing copies of my book until after the debate."

Thanks for the softballs, G... (Below threshold)

Thanks for the softballs, Gwennie! And a real big thanks for letting me go on up against that hick!

<a href="http://www.tommcma... (Below threshold)
Joe: Gwen, any chance you ... (Below threshold)

Joe: Gwen, any chance you could write a book about me?

Gwen: Maybe, Joe. But, Rezko, Ayers, Flager and Wright are all in line before you.

I'll be rootin for ya Joe</... (Below threshold)

I'll be rootin for ya Joe

The Democrats' tribute to t... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

The Democrats' tribute to the old East German judges (or China judges now) at the Olympics.

Senator, may I say to you t... (Below threshold)

Senator, may I say to you that you are one of 50 senators who I consider to be white, counterfeit and ignorant.

"I was worried that you'd b... (Below threshold)

"I was worried that you'd botox me into a corner."

"Goonga galoonga. Goonga, g... (Below threshold)
rodney dill:

"Goonga galoonga. Goonga, goongala goongala"

Cans I has teh e-z wons?</p... (Below threshold)
Joe LoLcatz:

Cans I has teh e-z wons?

Ifill: I'll see your hair-p... (Below threshold)
Son of a Pig and a Monkey:

Ifill: I'll see your hair-plugs and raise you a weave

Biden: I'm not ... (Below threshold)


I'm not 'Good Cop/Bad Cop-ing' you here, but the broken ankle thing was never my idea...You know Barack's from Chicago and he just wanted to make sure you didn't go off the reservation.

It's the underlying passion... (Below threshold)
Leigh Goldman:

It's the underlying passion simmering just below the surface in this handshake that moves me. Their eyes practically shout it.
J: "Seeing you in that DNC blue coat makes me want to drill here, drill now."
G: "I would have my way with you like a Republican roughnecker on the continental shelf. I would wear you out like a hypochondriac wears out universal healthcare."
Seriously, why couldn't WUSTL have played "Hungry Eyes" at the end of the evening.

Biden: "The check is in the... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Biden: "The check is in the mail."

Who won?... (Below threshold)

Who won?

Pull my finger...and did yo... (Below threshold)

Pull my finger...and did you see what hit me?

Here's $20 that says Palin ... (Below threshold)

Here's $20 that says Palin loses.

Joe: What do you mean, I ca... (Below threshold)

Joe: What do you mean, I can't have have my radio relay from Obama's speechwriter?

Gwen: They found out about my book Joe. I can't be that blatant. Don't worry - the fix is in!

Hi, Gwen. You know, Afro-A... (Below threshold)

Hi, Gwen. You know, Afro-Americans are the second fastest growing minority in Delaware. You cannot order at a McDonalds, or Burger King, unless you can talk "Hood".

Senator Biden, would you pl... (Below threshold)

Senator Biden, would you please tell Barak that "I have a dream"?

I can see your paps, Gwen. ... (Below threshold)

I can see your paps, Gwen.

I've got a great idea, Gwen... (Below threshold)

I've got a great idea, Gwen. You can call your book "The Audacity of Hope".

You're right, Gwen. I do l... (Below threshold)

You're right, Gwen. I do look like "all the other guys on dollar bills"!

"Hey, Gwen. Is it true that... (Below threshold)

"Hey, Gwen. Is it true that Barry's been referring to me as his "sub-prime crisis"?

"I've had a great relations... (Below threshold)

"I've had a great relationship with your people. In Delaware, the largest growth in population is negroes moving from the ghettos of Scranton and Philadelphia. You cannot go into an A&P or a Winn-Dixie without seeing fine folks as yourself represented on a box of Aunt Jemima pancake mix. I'm not joking," Biden said.

Phenomenal job, Gwen! Just... (Below threshold)

Phenomenal job, Gwen! Just phenomenal! I'd be shocked if the television ratings for this debate don't exceed the television ratings for the Lincoln-Douglas debate.

"So, whaddya think Gwen? D... (Below threshold)

"So, whaddya think Gwen? Did I convince you to vote for us?"

"Pssst...hey...is one of my... (Below threshold)

"Pssst...hey...is one of my hair plugs coming out?"

"Did I Ever Show Ya Where T... (Below threshold)

"Did I Ever Show Ya Where That Horse Bit Me?"

"2 Amey's Monday Night, Piz... (Below threshold)

"2 Amey's Monday Night, Pizzas On Me!"

"Your A Shoe In For Secreta... (Below threshold)

"Your A Shoe In For Secretary Of State."

" I Bought This Suit At Ho... (Below threshold)

" I Bought This Suit At Home Depot."

" Can I Call You Joe?"... (Below threshold)

" Can I Call You Joe?"

Didn't Security frisk her f... (Below threshold)

Didn't Security frisk her for gns and brass knuckles? I just got my a** kicked!

All your bros are belong to... (Below threshold)

All your bros are belong to us!

"...To the last, I grapple ... (Below threshold)

"...To the last, I grapple with thee; from hell's heart, I stab at thee; for hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee."

Ready for some funky cold B... (Below threshold)

Ready for some funky cold Bidena?

Update: <... (Below threshold)
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