Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

This weeks Weekend Caption Contest™ was as topical as last weeks news. Given that the actual news of the Cheney shooting has already played out, unless you’re a DU/Kos kiddie, there’s nothing left but the jokes. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture:

U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney hunts pheasant in South Dakota in this November 5, 2002 file photo. REUTERS/David Bohrer/White House/Handout

Here are the winning entries:

1) (moseby) – “Holy Shit! Helen Thomas has WINGS!

2) (Nylda) – “I thought it was Scooter Libby.

3) (eLarson) – “Shot through the heart, and its too late…

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Honorable Mention

4) (bullwinkle) – “Pheasants? I thought you said peasants! At least toss up a few lawyers for practice.

5) (KP) – “OK, David… you want to know exactly how it happened?

6) (Mark) – “Cut! Cut! Dick, if we are going to make this believable you’ve got to keep your eyes on that bird. Don’t worry about Harry, he’ll be on his mark. Remember Dick, eyes on bird. OK, lets give this another try people…and action.

The Liberal Schadenfreude Award goes to:

(FTLOG) – “And finally tonight, President Bush accompanied Vice President Cheney on a hunting trip. “He just wouldn’t take no for an answer,” Bush said of Cheney. Oddly, while the President was retrieving a fallen bird, Cheney was heard whistling “Hail to the Chief” as he set his sites on a low-flying bird.

Until next Friday…

Democracy, respect, and the Palestinian elections
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  1. Rodney Dill February 20, 2006
  2. Good Lt February 20, 2006
  3. Jamie February 20, 2006
  4. Macker February 21, 2006
  5. eLarson February 21, 2006