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The Last Word: Week of June 3

Come up with your own caption …Here are this week’s winners:

“Now I know what people meant when they said I was a ‘piece of work.’ ”
– MARK BOWMAN, Santa Rosa

“What do you say we hang this one in the Oval Office? For old time’s sake.”
– JULIE AMBROSE, Santa Rosa

“Mona Lisa, eat your heart out.”
– AL COHEN, Santa Rosa

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Every week, we’ll post a new cartoon on Watch Sonoma County and invite you to write the caption. Enter the contest by posting your caption below. Vote for your favorite by clicking “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” on each entry.

PD staff will select several winners and publish them every Thursday on the Forum page in the Empire News section. Want a shot? Leave your real name and your email address for verification.

The cartoons are drawn by Gary Varvel, who has served as political cartoonist for The Indianapolis Star since 1994.

Click here to see last week’s winners.





36 Responses to “The Last Word: Week of June 3”

  1. Skippy says:

    Come visit me in Texas next year after you leave D.C.

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  2. Chuck G says:

    Oh come on Bore-ock, it’s not all that bad. You didn’t think you would be re-elected did you?

    America is finally coming to their senses. What do ya say I go buy you some good old texas barbeque for lunch?

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  3. Trey Dunia says:

    This is what a two-term portrait looks like…you can ask my Dad how yours will look.

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  4. Michael Sheehan says:

    I may have big ears, Barochio, but your portrait will need a foot-long nose.

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  5. Jean Anderson says:

    Perfect, nose-in-the-air pose, Borat…it captures your arrogance, incompetence and elitism just like history will see you!

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  6. HE HE HE, mision accomplished?

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  7. Hugh Baby's Rose Parade Elephant says:

    Keep supporting bank deregulation, and you could get a credit card with your personalized photo on the front too.

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  8. Chuck G says:

    How about if we hang the portrait in your room Barrack and that will bring you some comfort from the “Boogie Man” what do ya say?

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  9. Joe Cserna says:

    Think they made my ears a little too big, Mr. Prez?

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  10. Mike Loykasek says:

    Framed again!

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  11. Missy says:

    “Miss me yet” seems to be the favorite meme of the American public Brock. Maybe you too will be missed one day, kind of like Carter.

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  12. Richard Smith says:

    If I didn’t know better, I’d swear this was a picture of Bela Lugosi!

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  13. Kellie Ambrose says:

    They let me put my finger painting in my portrait that I did while they painted me.

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  14. Mark Bowman says:

    Now I know what people meant when they said I was a “piece of work.”

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  15. Michael Sheehan says:

    My picture is worth only a thousand words. But yours will be worth about $6 trillion in taxpayer debt by the time the paint dries in November.

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  16. Mark Berube says:

    “Well, gosh durn, deja vu all over again.
    Heh, bet you didn’t know I could speak Spanish.”

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  17. Chuck G says:

    Don’t look so glum Burrock, I’ll save a job for you as a lunch cook serving bologna,you should be use to that already

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  18. AL COHEN says:

    “Mona Lisa, eat your heart out.”

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  19. Kevin Lane says:

    Do you mind if I just stand here like this until a photographer finds a good angle?

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  20. lauren lehmann says:

    You can’t see it very well but I’m actually holding a portrait of Al Gore.

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  21. Julie Ambrose says:

    What do you say we hang this one in the oval office? for old time sake.

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  22. Jan Parkinson says:

    Hey, this is was 8 years and two terms will do to ya! Floppier ears, “bushier” eyebrows and a REAL loony tune! Good luck to ya!

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  23. Jan Parkinson says:

    Don’t look down on me, Mr. President. Your ears are even bigger than mine!

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  24. Richard Smith says:

    Was “Dumbo” your favorite Disney movie too?!!

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  25. steve humphrey says:

    Ya know Brock, we should each switch parties. My ears look more like a donkey and yours more like a elephant!

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  26. Chuck G says:

    What do ya say we just hang the portrait up and go have us a big Texas barbeque

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  27. Chuck G says:

    Don’t feel so bad there Burrock, they will have room for your portrait outside the back door, the same door you will exit from!…”Oh what a handsome devil I am”

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  28. Bob Charbonnier says:

    This will serve as your reminder of who to blame.

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  29. Jim Bennett says:

    Well, my friend, once your portrait’s done we’ll start the new ‘Wall of Dictator’s’ tribute.

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  30. Mark Bowman says:

    Hey, Barack, my folks ordered the Deluxe Package, so, if you like it, I can probably getcha a 5 x 7 and a few wallet-size!

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  31. Richard Smith says:

    Reminds me of my high school picture. Never knew why, but my nickname was,”The Bat Boy!”

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  32. Richard Smith says:

    Every day when you pass by this portrait, you can ask yourself,” why did George do that?”

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  33. Richard Smith says:

    Is this what they mean by,”take a portrait,it lasts longer?”

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  34. AL COHEN says:

    “Someday you too will have an “All Is Forgiven” portrait.”

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  35. AL COHEN says:

    “That smile is a second term ear to ear smile. Don’t worry it’s not contagious.”

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  36. AL COHEN says:

    “Actually it’s a very good resemblance of the face I admire every morning in the mirror.”

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