Caption Contest Winners
The Bushurkey Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
First: Brian J. – Why, the golden eggs can easily pay for next year’s invasion of Iran!
Second: The Pirate – Meanwhile, outside at a protest Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton demanded to know why Bush only pardons white turkeys.
Third: FreakyBoy – “You know, back in my Houston partying days, I woke up next to one of these in fishnet stockings.”
Adjustah – The 2006 Budget report…
Laurence Simon – Karl, you don’t need to go through all this trouble to get a pardon from me. Just take off the turkey suit and we’ll face this like men.
McGehee – President Bush thanks Harriet Miers for her loyal service, and apologizes for that whole silly Supreme Court appointment thing.
Gaijin Biker – Stung by criticism that the Iraq war damaged AmericaÃ¢€™s relations with Turkey, President Bush takes decisive action.
Anna – Well I’ll be, I didn’t realize just how much Bob Byrd looked like a turkey!
In The News … Award (These seemed to require special recognition)
charles austin –
Reuters headline: “Bush Fakes Turkey Pardon”
CNN Headline: “Bush Pardons Fake Turkey”
AP Headline: “Bush Saves Life of Turkey While Soldiers Continue to Die In Iraq”
Agence France-Presse Headline: “Bush Remains Defiant as He Refuses to Bring Troops Home to Witness Turkey Pardon”
UPI Headline: “Senator Reid Claims President Misled America Concerning Time of Turkey Pardon Ceremony”
Al Jazeera headline: “Crusader Armies Feast Yet Again on Sacred Muslim Soil”
NY Times Headline: “Under Bush Americans Are Ever More Obese Even as Hunger Grows”
Washington Post Headline: “Bush Steps Up Attacks On Anti-War Critics With Turkey Pardon”
Daily Mirror Headline: “Turkeys Pardoned by Bush Named Rove, Libby”
Pajamas Media Post Title: “Turkey? What? Bush League? Who? Why Am I Here?”
Rodney McCain’s Bottom of The Barrel
McCain – Watch closely, Mr. President . . . when I pull out it says “AFLAC” ! !
The next Riding Sun contest has started as well.
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