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The Last Word: Week of Aug. 26

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

“Mr. President, it looks like Romney has kicked it up a notch.”
– Kellie Ambrose, Santa Rosa

“Yes, Mr. President, I’m in my office, and I just saw one of your ads. Sir, can I ask if you believe in karma?”
– Ron Glendon, Windsor

“We ordered a media blitz not a blitzkrieg!”
– Mark Berube, Santa Rosa

“Yes sir, it’s official. Your approval rating are da bomb.”
– Will Lee, Fort Bragg

“What do you mean our polling numbers are down? Insults and profanity work great on the reality shows.”
– Julius Orth, 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 Friday 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.





43 Responses to “The Last Word: Week of Aug. 26”

  1. Jim Bennett says:

    Yessir, crashing the dollar in October and imposing martial law over its civil unrest would keep you in office…

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  2. Dan J Drummond says:

    Yep, I just saw the ads. I’m going to check the GOP Pledge-O-Meter on politifact.com to see how well they are doing on fulfilling their campaign promises.

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  3. Dan J Drummond says:

    Yep, I just saw the ads. I’m going to check the Obameter on politifact.com to see how well he is doing on fulfilling his campaign promises.

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  4. Dan J Drummond says:

    Yep, I saw the GOP convention. I’m going to check the Truth-O-Meters on the Tampa Bay Times Pulitzer Prize winning web site politifact.com to see who is telling the truth.

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  5. Bob Kennedy says:

    What do you mean we don’t get to see any ATTACK ADS ’cause we live in California?

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  6. Michael Sheehan says:

    Hey, Barack, I finally found something that you actually built.

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  7. Brian Narelle says:

    Hello, Comcast?…I want to report a homicidal zebra on Animal Planet.

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  8. Chuck G says:

    Mr.President your attack ads on Mr Romney are becoming so realistic that you won’t believe it

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  9. Jim Bennett says:

    Sir, I wouldn’t worry about Romney’s attack ads…It’s this 2016 Movie.
    THAT’S our real problem.

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  10. Julius Orth says:

    What do you mean our polling numbers are down…..insults and profanity work great on all the staged reality shows!

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  11. Julius Orth says:

    Yes, that is the ad I paid for…what do you mean which country it is supposed to be supporting??

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  12. Jean Anderson says:

    Getting the sheeple to believe the Big Lie worked for the Germans, Mr. President, so maybe the suckers will believe you again too.

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  13. Bill says:

    Hello Comcast?
    The attack ads are not streaming anymore…they’re bombing.

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  14. Skippy says:

    There’s a bunch of crap coming out of my TV.
    Good thing I didn’t step in it.

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  15. Richard Smith says:

    Typical Republican strategy, everything taken out of context, and blown all out of proportion!

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  16. Bill Paris says:

    The attack ads are no longer streaming…they’re bombing!

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  17. Will Lee says:

    “Yes sir, it’s official, your approval ratings are da bomb!”

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  18. Chuck G says:

    Yes Mr.President, you’ll never believe…

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  19. Chuck G says:

    Yes Mr.President, I’m in my office and just saw one of your ads. Sir can I ask if you believe in “karma”??

    America is waking up now, in other words I think our day’s are numbered…sir.

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  20. Mark Berube says:

    We ordered a media blitz not a blitzkrieg!

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  21. John Gianfermi says:

    “Buy the looks of the trajectory this bomb could read “attack nads.”

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  22. steve humphrey says:

    I know Mr. President, but we warned you this type of campaign would come back to harm us.

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  23. Richard Smith says:

    If I have to sit through one more minute of this lying,mud slinging,flip flopping garbage, I’m going to blow a fuse…and it’s only the commercials!

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  24. Jean Anderson says:

    Yes, Mr. President, your “present” to the country just arrived. But do you really think “hypocrisy and class warfare” is a good switch from “hope and change?”

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  25. AL COHEN says:

    “Again, politicians taking very small steps for mankind.”

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  26. AL COHEN says:

    “The ads took the low road.
    The Petaluma Little Leaguers took the high road.”

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  27. R.B. Fish says:

    Hi Doc..sorry to wake you. Fell asleep in my chair and had the same nightmare again. I’m sweating, very depressed, axiety ridden, frustrated, nervous, no energy, scared….I don’t know what is causing it but feel it’s very close. I can feel it entering my body and I’m about to explode!

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  28. Julie Ambrose says:

    I told you these attack ads would blow up in our face.

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  29. Kellie Ambrose says:

    Mr. President, it looks like Romney’s kicked it up a notch.

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  30. Dave says:

    Now does that come in red white and blue or do I have to order that separately?

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  31. Dennis Anderson says:

    Judge Roberts, “this is citizen United. You promised me that my free speach ads would be listened to and now they are blowing up in my face.

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  32. Jim Bennett says:

    I gotta go, they’re droppin’ another bomb on me.

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  33. Jim Bennett says:

    Oh Jeez, their lodging that Left/Right thing again…remember when we used to believe that crap?

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  34. Bob Charbonnier says:

    They’re working. Our campaign is about to get a bounce and we deserve it.

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  35. Mark Berube says:

    Hello…Comcast? Could you send a service tech for a reality check?

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  36. Dan J Drummond says:

    It’s TRUE! Mitt Romney opposes requiring employers to cover contraception and would eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood.

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  37. Dan J Drummond says:

    It’s TRUE! Congressmen Paul Ryan and Todd Akin co-sponsored legislation “to limit federal funding for abortion to victims of ‘forcible rape.’”

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  38. Dan J Drummond says:

    Yep, I just saw the ads. I’m going to check the Truth-O-Meters on the Pulitzer Prize winning web site politifact.com to see who is telling the truth.

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  39. AL COHEN says:

    “TV or not TV that is the question?
    Or is it nobler to suffer these ads?”

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  40. Richard Smith says:

    I’m pretty sure I heard Biden drop the F-bomb again!

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  41. Richard Smith says:

    The huge expense ,and awful negativity of this Presidential campaign ,is about to blow me away!

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  42. John Gianfermi says:

    “Romney’s ad against Obama looks even more explosive in 3D.”

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  43. Michael Sheehan says:

    These O-bomb-ma attack ads are getting rediculous.

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