Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ probably didn’t have the greatest picture for captioning but despite the tepid subject there were still quite a few good captions. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture:

Chairs are reserved for former White House counsel Harriet Miers and her legal team at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee about the controversy over the firing of nine U.S. attorneys last year on Capitol Hill in Washington July 12, 2007. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Here are the winning entries:

1) (Jeff Blogworthy) – “Breaking: Democrats attempt to reenact Stalin’s show-trials.

2) (WildWillie) – “Miers reserved seat for the circus remained empty. The clowns were sad.

3) (twolaneflash) – “Sorry, Ms. Pelosi, but nothing sticks to a Conyer’s Impeachment Chair.

Honorable Mention

4) (fustian) – “Someone’s off the reservation…

5) (BlogDog) – “The committee would like to recognize the chair.

6) (La Manor) – “Sorry we couldn’t get you one on the Supreme Court; hope this one will do.

The Perry Mason Award goes to:

(fustian) – “For my first witness, I’d like to call Bill Clinton to the stand. Do I understand that you fired ALL of the US attorneys?

The defense rests.”

This week’s Readers Choice Award is a tie between Wild Willie’s second place entry and this:

(No One of Consequence) – “Cost of paper used: $0.01
Cost of toner used: $0.01
Cost of Scotch tape used: $0.01
Making a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee look like Parents Night at the local elementary school: Priceless

That’s it for this week. A new edition of the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™ will debut Friday morning.

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