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Wednesday Caption Contest: Part 73

This week's WILLisms.com Caption Contest photograph:


Here is the actual caption:
U.S. President George W. Bush gestures with a shovel as he speaks to the press at a tree-planting ceremony on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington, October 2, 2006. The first couple planted an Jefferson Elm tree to replace the 140-year-old American Elm that was destroyed in a heavy storm in June.

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Entries will remain open until 11:59 PM, Central Standard Time, Tuesday, October 10. Submit your captions in the comments section, or email at mccracken.ken@gmail.com.

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Winners from last week: 1. Hoodlumman:

2. Rodney Dill:
DRUDGEBREAKING: Chile Willy can't stand the heat.

3. DANEgerus:
Upon reflection, the protesters' realized the march against Microsoft could have gone better...

Honorable Mention #1 Terry_Jim:

That cloud looks like a fish. That cloud looks like an iceburg, that one looks like another fish. There's another fish , a bigger fish, an iceburg.
Say, that cloud looks like a platoon of riot police!

Honorable Mention #2 Radio Free Fred:
Washington D.C. Police Enforce No Fly Zone.

Honorable Mention #3 Cox:

The Antarctic fish riots were brutally suppressed, leaving several dead and many injured...

Captioning makes the heart grow fonder. Enter today!

Posted by Ken McCracken · 4 October 2006 08:38 AM


As a matter of fact, Wolf, I do know the answer: You can't shovel 'shinola'! So there!

Posted by: Adjustah at October 4, 2006 09:04 AM

"I think I showed that penguin who's the boss 'round here."

(see last week's pic)

Posted by: cirby at October 4, 2006 09:31 AM

GWB tells the press he is so tired of all the BS in Washington DC that he has decided to start shoveling it!

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at October 4, 2006 09:54 AM

"Hey, we found Charlie Trie!"

Posted by: TigerHawk at October 4, 2006 09:57 AM

Ya'll keep bad mouthing me and I am gonna shove this shovel down your throats!

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at October 4, 2006 12:52 PM

We...will....bury ....you....

Posted by: sgtFluffy at October 4, 2006 02:11 PM

You think this is funny, you oughta see my Hoe...

Posted by: sgtFluffy at October 4, 2006 02:12 PM

Rumors flew, after Cindy Sheehan went missing one day without being in the news! Especially when the President was found digging in the rose garden...

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at October 4, 2006 05:08 PM

"I'm Here To Bury Bob Woodward's Book."

Posted by: radio free fred at October 5, 2006 08:32 AM

"Abramoff Sent Me A Treasure Map."

Posted by: radio free fred at October 5, 2006 08:37 AM

"I've Got Two Years To Dig Myself Out Of The Hole I'm In."

Posted by: radio free fred at October 5, 2006 08:40 AM

Having just finished digging a symbolic grave for "Speaker Pelosi", President Bush gestures toward Senator Harry Reid, saying "You're next."

Posted by: Chris at October 5, 2006 10:40 AM

Rendition? Yeeeaah... as far as you know.

Posted by: DANEgerus at October 5, 2006 06:20 PM

"What do I think about the November elections, I'm gonna do my Gilbert Brown impression on the opposition."

Posted by: Rodney Dill at October 5, 2006 08:59 PM

sgtFluffy took mine (that means it was good!).

How about: President Bush out-of-touch gardening at the White House.

Posted by: mrsizer at October 5, 2006 10:32 PM

Dang, guys. Help me get this thing off my hand. Looks like Cheney got hold of the superglue again! Very funny, Dick. Ha, ha - better check your shotgun next time you use it, that's all I'm gonna say.

Posted by: N.B. Goldstein at October 6, 2006 06:31 PM

"No problem Hastert, just don't forget to return it. We never know when we're really gonna need it here."

Posted by: DaveD at October 7, 2006 11:11 AM

"Laura just asked me to put manure on her strawberries... usually I prefer cream and sugar on mine."

Posted by: Rodney Dill at October 8, 2006 11:51 AM

Hey Guys...could you return this to Pelosi ?

She left it here after her last press conference.

Be careful not to get any of that stuff on ya!

Posted by: Chuckster at October 9, 2006 08:15 AM

I have reliable sources, that this is the shovel that Saddam buried the WMD's with that we can't find.

Posted by: elliot at October 9, 2006 06:35 PM

"... And once I've finished digging the escape route from the White House, I can announce there will be no opposing candidates for the next election."

Posted by: Simeon at October 12, 2006 08:34 PM

"That should teach Michael Moore for badmouthing me on his new subway ad"

Posted by: Simeon at October 12, 2006 08:39 PM

"And as a sign of peace with the RSPCA, me and my dogs will urinate on this tree every morning, and yes, Clinton, you are welcome to join me.

Posted by: Simeon at October 12, 2006 08:48 PM

"I will be staying in this bomb shelter for the next few days to promote my "Goodbye America" campaign. And Osama, I told you I'd be able to pay you by thursday, why won't you just wait til then?"

Posted by: Simeon at October 12, 2006 09:08 PM

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Posted by: karel at October 18, 2006 05:40 PM