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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:

US President Barack Obama (2L), First Lady Michelle Obama (C), their daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (2R) and their grandmother Marian Robinson. Obama and his family returned to their former home city of Chicago for a Memorial Day weekend stay to be interrupted by a brief presidential trip to oil-stricken Louisiana. (AFP/Getty Images/Jeff Haynes)

Winners will be announced Monday morning evening, due to the holiday.

Update: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.


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"Mr. President the BP Oil L... (Below threshold)

"Mr. President the BP Oil Leak has not been plugged, people are concerned about North Korea, and worried about the economy, what are you going to do?"
"I'm going to Disney World."

"You'll see, girls, it will... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

"You'll see, girls, it will be great to get away from the hole, uhm, from the White House for a few days."

"Mommy, did Daddy plug the ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Mommy, did Daddy plug the hole"

"Yes he did sweetty, that is why he slept on the couch last night"

Barack: "Hurry up we've go... (Below threshold)
P. Bunyan:

Barack: "Hurry up we've got to get on the plane for Chicago before..."(looks over shoulder) "oh, never mind..."

Obama, thinking: {Geez, if... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

Obama, thinking: {Geez, if I'm not surrounded by reporters, then I'm surrounded by females. Crap, I'm living in a no-win world.}

"Are we going to save the w... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Are we going to save the world, end poverty, wipe out hunger, and clean the environment, Daddy?"

"Yes we are, as soon as I get past the sand trap on the 15th hole"

"Mommy, why are we going ba... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Mommy, why are we going back to Chicago?"

"Well your dad needs a refresher course on how to handle things like the Sestak scandal"

Obama, thinking: {A damn pr... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

Obama, thinking: {A damn press conference. A damn press conference. What a lousy way that was to start a holiday weekend.}

Dateline Jan 20, 2013.... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline Jan 20, 2013.

The Obama family boards the plane for their ride back to their Chicago home and America breaths a collective sigh of relief.

Dreams of our future... (Below threshold)

Dreams of our future

"Why did President Carter s... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Why did President Carter seem so happy to see you Daddy?"

"He said that no matter how good or bad you are there is always someone who comes along that will take your place"

Obama, thinking: {The only ... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

Obama, thinking: {The only thing missing from this motley crew is Joe Biden.}

"Why havent you fixed the h... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Why havent you fixed the hole yet daddy?"

"Because the press is still printing the line about it is Bush's fault"

Obama: "We're making a hist... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

Obama: "We're making a historic return to the historic home of the historic 44th President during a historic time in this nation's history."

"Michelle, did you remember... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

"Michelle, did you remember to pack TOTUS?"

Daddy, did you plug the hol... (Below threshold)

Daddy, did you plug the hole?

Yes, dear. It looks like the oil has stopped flowing.

Not that one stupid. The one in the economy!

"Plug a hole... Plug a ho..... (Below threshold)

"Plug a hole... Plug a ho... Comme ci comme ca... it was an honest mistake."

"Remember where we're parke... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

"Remember where we're parked"

"This oil leak has got me t... (Below threshold)

"This oil leak has got me thinking, Michelle, I'd kinda like to try a junk shot tonight, if ya know what I mean."
"Hmmmm... I was thinking more of a top kill myself."

Now that BP has figured out... (Below threshold)

Now that BP has figured out how to stop that one disaster from hemorrhaging cash, any chance they could start working on this one?

"does my butt look big in t... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

"does my butt look big in this?"

"No Michelle, for the last ... (Below threshold)

"No Michelle, for the last time, the damn hole doesn't make your butt look fat."

And Rodney wins the award f... (Below threshold)

And Rodney wins the award for: "Figuring Out How To Put 'Top Kill" Into A Caption Without Attracting The Attention Of The Secret Service".

"We're not getting out of t... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

"We're not getting out of town fast enough. Rahm just told me that the Massachusetts State Senate passed a far-reaching crackdown on illegal aliens. Remind me to have the EPA check Boston's water."

"What did the BP execs tell... (Below threshold)

"What did the BP execs tell you Barry?"
"Not much... just kept muttering something about needing a bigger boat."

Due to lack of maintenance ... (Below threshold)

Due to lack of maintenance on the Constitution, our economic blow-out preventers failed, allowing this guy to start leaking toxic leftist policies that are completely fouling up the whole country.

Where's the relief well for that?

What's Memorial Day Daddy?<... (Below threshold)

What's Memorial Day Daddy?

I don't know. Something about honor and stuff.

Michelle "I love it when yo... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Michelle "I love it when you give the "I am in charge of every aspect" speech"."

Obama - "Yeah I do it so well"

Michelle - "Where are we going next?"

Obama - "No clue"

"Did you forget to pack the... (Below threshold)

"Did you forget to pack the teleprompter?"

The day the oceans receded ... (Below threshold)

The day the oceans receded and were replaced with oil.

"Before we leave, we should... (Below threshold)

"Before we leave, we should have prayer and ask Allah for another disaster that we can exploit for political purposes."

Dress Rehearsal for January... (Below threshold)

Dress Rehearsal for January 20th 2013!

Kids, there's a huge mess i... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

Kids, there's a huge mess in Air Force One's bathroom that I, uh, inherited from the previous administration.

Practice for 2013... (Below threshold)
Lindy R. Dole:

Practice for 2013

Daddy, shouldn't you be at ... (Below threshold)

Daddy, shouldn't you be at Arlington?

No dear. Dead men don't vote.

Except maybe in Chicago...

"Na na na na,na na na na he... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

"Na na na na,na na na na hey hey hey..."

Sasha: "Daddy, are we gonna... (Below threshold)

Sasha: "Daddy, are we gonna get to go to a baseball game on vacation?"
Barack: "Yes, dear. We're going to go to Cominskey Field to see the Chicano White Sox play."

"When was the last time ... (Below threshold)

"When was the last time Blowout Preventer was a hot political topic?"
"When Hillary found out about Monica."

The last refugees run acros... (Below threshold)
geo Author Profile Page:

The last refugees run across the tarmac to escape DC.

Obama: "Whadya say we fly o... (Below threshold)

Obama: "Whadya say we fly over Manhattan before heading to Chicago?"

Barack coaches his family o... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Barack coaches his family on how to their backs on their country. "C'mon kids! After this, we have dictator bowing practice!"

"Isn't it ironic. I am the... (Below threshold)

"Isn't it ironic. I am the biggest terrorist in the United States and I get to get on Air Force One with out being searched."

Come and listen to a story ... (Below threshold)

Come and listen to a story about a man named Barack
A community organizer, trying to take his country back,
Then one day he was shootin at some hoops,
And up through the ground came a bubblin crude.

Oil that is, black gold, not Tea no TEA.

Well the first thing you know Obama's got a scare,
Kinfolk said "Barack get away from there"
Said "Chicago is the place you need to go by"
So they loaded up AirForce One and got High

Highland Park, that is. No polls, movie stars.

When its time to say goodbye to Barack and all his kin.
We'd like to thank those folks fer kindly droppin in.
But they won't be invited back to a certain locality
To have a heapin helpin of our hospitality

D.C. that is. So Set a spell, Take your shoes off.

Don't come back now, y'hear?.

Malia: "Daddy? Will you rea... (Below threshold)

Malia: "Daddy? Will you read Das Kapital to us again on the way to Chicago?"

"Listen girls, you are gonn... (Below threshold)

"Listen girls, you are gonna love the Lousiana shoreline...they even have black sand beaches now...just like Hawaii..."

Hurry kids we are off to Ca... (Below threshold)

Hurry kids we are off to Camelot - the home of Me.

Slow down, Dad! Why are you... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Slow down, Dad! Why are you walking so fast?

Oh, you know me. I'm always in a hurry to leave America.

#41 Correction:Bar... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

#41 Correction:

Barack coaches his family on how to TURN their backs on their country. "C'mon kids! After this, we have dictator bowing practice!"

Through the curtains in Air... (Below threshold)

Through the curtains in Air Force One - Obama and family step into Narnia where he will rule for life.

Barack Obama demonstrates t... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Barack Obama demonstrates that "Top Kill" works just as well on the economy.

we're off to see the wizard... (Below threshold)
just bob:

we're off to see the wizard!For a brain,courage and a heart.

Barack Obama doesn't care a... (Below threshold)

Barack Obama doesn't care about American People!

The Obama's are off on anot... (Below threshold)

The Obama's are off on another vacation, this time to visit their illegal alien Auntie Zeituni Onyango in her taxpayer subsidized home in Taxachussets. "It's time to expose the children to a different culture" said The First Lady Michelle "Chewbacca" Obama.

Despite his conviction for ... (Below threshold)

Despite his conviction for treason, the compassion of America is demonstrated once again as Barack Obama and his family are allowed to head off to exile peacefully.

So goodbye yellow brick roa... (Below threshold)
Michael Hamm:

So goodbye yellow brick road
Where the dogs of Republicans Howl
You can't plant me in my Whitehouse
I'm going back to be more foul

"Mommy, why do we have to W... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

"Mommy, why do we have to WALK all the way to Chicago?"

"Because your father forgot that banning drilling eventually means no fuel."

"Mommy why is Daddy on the ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Mommy why is Daddy on the cover of the National Inquirer"

"Because he was trying to plug the hoe"

Just be cool and act casual... (Below threshold)

Just be cool and act casual Malia. One we get to Chicago, our friends there will take care of Sestak's head, and we will get you a new bag...

President Obama is the seco... (Below threshold)

President Obama is the second from the left, not the manly one in the middle.

When even Comrade Chris Mat... (Below threshold)

When even Comrade Chris Matthews is going off the reservation(http://hotair.com/archives/2010/05/27/bad-news-chris-matthewss-tingle-finally-ends/)then it is time to get out of town for awhile.

Obama: "I feel like I'm fo... (Below threshold)

Obama: "I feel like I'm forgetting something... Oil Spill, Economy, Terror Attack... No, that's not it. Oh, I know... Honey, did you remember to turn off the lights?"

"Yes girls, we are going to... (Below threshold)
recovered liberal democrat:

"Yes girls, we are going to spend Memorial Day in a blue state."

Really, Michelle, it will b... (Below threshold)

Really, Michelle, it will be fine. Joe won't even be allowed to speak. There's no way he can screw up laying a wreath.

"Daddy, why arent you going... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Daddy, why arent you going to Arlington?"

Michelle "Because on vacations we try to get away from our constituents"

"You mean soldiers?"

Obama "No honey, dead people"

"Daddy, have you destroyed ... (Below threshold)

"Daddy, have you destroyed America yet?"
"We're working on it, honey."

Watch out Grandma, first yo... (Below threshold)

Watch out Grandma, first you walk a few steps behind, then you get thrown under a bus!

1/20/13 - And don't let the... (Below threshold)

1/20/13 - And don't let the door hit you on the way out

"Hurry up, guys......we nee... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

"Hurry up, guys......we need to catch the
12:10 on the Underground Railway."

"We ARE in the 'blacks only... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

"We ARE in the 'blacks only' line...and it's
pissing me off!"

"Who's got the picnic baske... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

"Who's got the picnic basket? I could sure
use a Royal Crown and a Moon Pie right
about now.....I'm sick of caviar and Dom

"Daddy, is this REALLY the ... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

"Daddy, is this REALLY the Yellow Brick Road?"

Surrounded by bush.... (Below threshold)

Surrounded by bush.

Everyone got your ID, in ca... (Below threshold)

Everyone got your ID, in case we have to divert to Arizona for ice cream?

"The oil leak is a lot like... (Below threshold)

"The oil leak is a lot like the grades on my presidency... below C-level."

"The oil leak is a lot like... (Below threshold)

"The oil leak is a lot like the grades on my presidency... well below C-level."

"I don't need to fix the le... (Below threshold)

"I don't need to fix the leak, I need to fix the blame."

"Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's off to ... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

"Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's off to fun we go......
where the hell are Doc and Sneezy?"

"We be goin to gits ah chec... (Below threshold)

"We be goin to gits ah checks"..Oh..wait...that's Obama! "We be goin to gits YO checks..."

"Daddy, have you fixed the ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Daddy, have you fixed the hole yet?"

"No sweetie, we are still exploiting it"

"Daddy, why do we use oil?"... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Daddy, why do we use oil?"

"To beat our opponents over the head"

Malia: "Daddy? Did you put ... (Below threshold)

Malia: "Daddy? Did you put the lid on the toothpaste before leaving?"

"OK, everyone, the cameras ... (Below threshold)

"OK, everyone, the cameras are behind us to the left. Let's act like a family so that people don't think that the only thing I give a damn about is myself. By the way, how do I look?"

Michelle - "When are they d... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Michelle - "When are they doing the press release about Clinton and Sestak?"

Obama - "As soon as we get on the plane"

"Daddy? Are those 'fallen s... (Below threshold)

"Daddy? Are those 'fallen soldiers' standing over there with the flag?"

"...and when yo daddy hit d... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

"...and when yo daddy hit de Looziana beach,
we gonna make de biggest tar baby you done ever
seed. Dat'll shut up Bobby J. and his cracker

"Daddy, can Grandma have an... (Below threshold)

"Daddy, can Grandma have another pain pill? Her hip is bothering her and she can't keep up"

"Not until tomorrow dear, she's already used up todays ration"

The First Family boards Air... (Below threshold)

The First Family boards Air Force The One.

The plug for the spewing oi... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

The plug for the spewing oil well is in the
white-and-blue canvas tote. Aquaman has been
summoned, and will meet the President on
the tarmac.

Yep. While in Chicago, we'... (Below threshold)

Yep. While in Chicago, we're going to Rev. Wright's church for a 'heapin' helpin' of hosility'".

I know I'll be pluggin' a h... (Below threshold)

I know I'll be pluggin' a hole this weekend!

"No, Shasha, we aren't goin... (Below threshold)

"No, Shasha, we aren't going to watch "The Little Mermaid" again this week-end."

"Michelle, tell your mother... (Below threshold)

"Michelle, tell your mother to pick up the pace. That airplane's not going to load itself, you know."

"Daddy, do we have to go to... (Below threshold)

"Daddy, do we have to go to Oprah's again? Her bbq's are always so boring and why does Stedman always touch mommy like you do?"

It appeared to be a "Fiddle... (Below threshold)

It appeared to be a "Fiddler on the Roof" final scene re-enactment.
But the song was "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves".

LOL Dee about Stedman but i... (Below threshold)

LOL Dee about Stedman but it made me flash to the rumors of Oprah and immediately switched Oprah from Stedman!!

"Even MacGruber would've pl... (Below threshold)

"Even MacGruber would've plugged the leak by now Daddy."

"Did you plug the hole yet ... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"Did you plug the hole yet Daddy?"

"You know, your mother asks me that at least twice a week when we are in bed"

In light of the Sestak fias... (Below threshold)
Tsar Nicholas II:

In light of the Sestak fiasco, the Obamas practice their Nixonesque farewell walk.

I see Wookies!!... (Below threshold)

I see Wookies!!

I see a crack deal gone bad... (Below threshold)

I see a crack deal gone bad!

~I see fields of dreams, sc... (Below threshold)

~I see fields of dreams, scum inbetween, America aint happenin if you know what I mean? And I think to Myself... What a blunderful world!~

Having solved all of the wo... (Below threshold)

Having solved all of the world's problems, Obama and family head off to the scene of the assumption and a well deserved vacation.

Y'Know, We can all reminisc... (Below threshold)

Y'Know, We can all reminisce about Barrys bad points all day and forever! But He is still somewhat Presidential in a very diminshed intrusive way! So hats off to you Mr. Brownestone shirts! You wont leave us alone!

Did I plug the hole? Are yo... (Below threshold)

Did I plug the hole? Are you kidding? And leave a good crisis go to waste...Duh.

"Daddy, when we're in Chica... (Below threshold)

"Daddy, when we're in Chicago can we go to church? I miss going to church."

"No, Dear. Church is still under the bus."

I've heard of turning your ... (Below threshold)

I've heard of turning your back on a crisis before like Jimmah the misery king live did but how fucking ridiculous is this? Wheres he gonna vacation? The nearest oil platform? Keep us updated cause he cares? By the way mahommed or whatever your name is now? Keep them unemployment checks rollin' I have a feelin Im gonna need one soon.. The longer your communistic ass is in office, the more sure I become.

Why is Aunt Zeituni carryin... (Below threshold)

Why is Aunt Zeituni carrying a diaper bag? Not another damn anchor baby???

Poetic unjustice!... (Below threshold)

Poetic unjustice!

"Exscuse Me chewie', what t... (Below threshold)

"Exscuse Me chewie', what time did Fidel say we launch the banana boat?"

"Whew, there sure is a lot... (Below threshold)

"Whew, there sure is a lot going on right now. I just hope the Blackhawks game doesn't interfere with my tee time."

An unapologetic Obama turns... (Below threshold)

An unapologetic Obama turns his back on America again.

Daddy do we have to go back... (Below threshold)

Daddy do we have to go back to washington after vacation?

Obama's mother in law : honey a majority of americans wish he wouldn't

"Girls for the last time yo... (Below threshold)

"Girls for the last time you will stop calling your father President Logan! That goes for you to ma!"

Oops, a slick, an oil slick... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

Oops, a slick, an oil slick....
Me, the greatest of all time.
U, the ones I need right now,
What I do is not a crime.

Oh, a Sestak problem here.
Pubs would have you run in fear.
I promise, I'll get my act in gear....and that
will us...back to....

OOPS! (The Sound of Music)

Quack, quack, quack, quack.... (Below threshold)

Quack, quack, quack, quack....QUACK!!

As soon as we get to the ho... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

As soon as we get to the house, ask your mother to keep the girls busy cause I plan to go for a "top kill".

But, daddy, I don't underst... (Below threshold)
Maggie Gara:

But, daddy, I don't understand. Why did President Clinton jump under the bus?

I transfered all the pensio... (Below threshold)

I transfered all the pension funds to the Cayman Islands, did you get the silverware? Hugo says we will love the climate down there.

When I said "pack the old b... (Below threshold)

When I said "pack the old bag", I didn't mean for you to bring your mother along!

"Daddy, did you plug up tha... (Below threshold)

"Daddy, did you plug up that hole yet?" "No sweetheart, yo mommy still need it to make money wif."

The Great Tarmac ans... (Below threshold)

The Great Tarmac answers the question -- What organism has four bushes and one boob?

Michelle ~ "We're off to se... (Below threshold)
Rachel Edith:

Michelle ~ "We're off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz."

Update: <... (Below threshold)
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Update: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.






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