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The Last Word: Week of Sept. 2

Come up with your own caption …

Here are this week’s winners:

CHRIS: “To be fair, David, give me one name that really impressed you last weekend.” 
DAVID:  “Isaac.”
Al Cohen,  Santa Rosa

 ”Amazing! None of the speakers mentioned a single word about George Bush or the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.”
“That’s why we’re here, Chris”
–  Mark Bowman, Santa Rosa  

“This just in. The DNC has invited a group that personifies all that is great about America.” 
“Unfortunately, the Petaluma Nationals have school work to catch up on.”
Mark Berube, Santa Rosa


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28 Responses to “The Last Word: Week of Sept. 2”

  1. Dan J Drummond says:

    Chris: Screw it! I can’t tell what’s TRUE and what’s FALSE!

    David: That’s why I downloaded the new phone app from PolitiFact.com, the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for National Reporting. Yes we can get the truth anytime, anywhere.

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  2. Michael Sheehan says:

    “What a speech tonight by Obummer, I mean Obozo, I mean Oblather…

    “That’s PRESIDENT Obooba to you, Chris!”

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  3. Richard Smith says:

    So David, turns out all you need is arithmetic!

    That’s right Chris, two plus two still makes four!

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  4. Julie Ambrose says:

    Did Bill Clinton just hit on Michelle Obama in front of the whole country?
    That’s right Chris, he is the master!

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  5. susan says:

    ” Why do you look like Drew Cary ? ”
    ” Really ? Hows whoville Mr. Grinch ?”

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  6. Mark Bowman says:

    C: “Aw, look, they’re bringing out the GOP mascot.”
    D: “Look again, Chris. I believe that’s Governor Christie.”

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  7. Chuck G says:

    This is hilarious! Bill Clinton speaking for Obama?…and we’re supposed to believe him?..Ha,Ha!

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  8. AL COHEN says:

    Chris: “Boy Clinton was on fire tonight.What do you think got him so excited?” David: “Hillary was out of town.”

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  9. Richard Smith says:

    I can’t believe they pay me to read this drivel!

    Speaking of drivel Chris,wait till you hear the latest accusations from the Republicans!

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  10. Mark Bowman says:

    C: “Amazing! None of the speakers mentioned a single word about George Bush or the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.”
    D: “That’s why we’re here, Chris.”

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  11. Julius Orth says:

    “If the conventions don’t feel obliged to state the truth, why should we report on it?”

    “Because we are reporters, not fact seekers, stay on script”.

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  12. Bob Charbonnier says:

    Chris: Tom, can you believe that empty chair side show that
    Clint just put on?

    Tom: Ya, I think that will be UNFORGIVEN 2!

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  13. Bob Charbonnier says:

    Chris: We must interrupt for some breaking news!

    Tom: Chris, your ridiculous temper tantrums are the “breaking news”. You really need to stay on your meds.

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  14. Kim Bishop says:

    Well, here we are at another political convention. Wake me when it’s over.

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  15. steve humphrey says:

    Chris: “and senator Obama pledges to reduce the deficit, add transparency to government, lower gas and healthcare prices….what the heck, this is the script from four years ago”!

    David: “no worries Chris, got the new list of promises right here”

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  16. Michael Sheehan says:

    “David, is that a tingle I feel running up my leg, or are you playing footsies again?”

    “Stop ad libbing, Chris, and stick to our normal lying to the public!”

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  17. Chuck G says:

    Hey let’s see if anyone is interested in the Washington Nationals score.

    Oh sorry I forgot where we were

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  18. Matthew T. Witthaus says:

    Well, is there any useful information we can give the viewing audience, Chris?

    Not a thing, Bob, but that’s been the case since 2001!

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  19. Reality Check says:

    “Ain’t this fun, sticking it to Republicans!”

    Oops, the mic’s on . . . . . .

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  20. John Gianfermi says:

    “Michelle Obama just gave her speech about the American dream.”

    “She must have been dreaming when she gave it.”

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  21. AL COHEN says:

    Chris: “To be fair David, give me one name that really impressed you last week-end.” David: “ISAAC”.

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  22. Mark Berube says:

    “This just in. The DNC has invited a group that personifies all that is great about America.”
    “Unfortunately, the Petaluma Nationals have school work to catch up on.”

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  23. Richard Smith says:

    You know why they call it a, “Party Convention” don’t you?

    Sure do Chris, cuz all we do is waste taxpayers money, and PARTY!

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  24. John Gianfermi says:

    “The Democrats are bringing out someone bigger than Clint Eastwood.”

    “I hear it’s Gary Busey.”

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  25. Trey Dunia says:

    “Create jobe, reduce the deficit…this has got to be last years script.”

    “It’s the same script every year, moron…where have you been?”

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  26. Julius says:

    “Clearly the party doesn’t have a clue as to what the people of America want”.

    “Is this the Republican convention or the Democratic convention”?

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  27. Julius says:

    That’s it, I’m going “Clint Eastwood” and unscripted for the news commentary.

    Not me…I will stick with the editorial untruths that are politics as usual.

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  28. Richard Smith says:

    I don’t even need these notes anymore,cuz it’s really just all about ME!

    You and ME both Chris!

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