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The Last Word: Week of April 20

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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.

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

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58 Responses to “The Last Word: Week of April 20”

  1. drmrs says:

    Hillary Clinton wants us to be Ambassador to Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2016 after she wins the Presidency. drmrs 4/29/2014

  2. Bob Charbonnier says:

    When Putin sees this, he’ll think twice about what he is going to do.

  3. Michael Sheehan says:

    “Let’s hope this makes up for our “toothless” foreign policy!”

  4. “You’ll wonder where the yellow went
    when you brush your teeth with Pres-o-dent!”

  5. Pat Foley says:

    We’re snap happy!

  6. Pat Foley says:

    Two big fat pensions comin’ right up!

  7. Pat Foley says:

    We’ve been Canon-ized!

  8. Al Cohen says:

    “Well, I read the newspapers this morning, so can you tell me exactly why we’re smiling.”

  9. chuck g says:

    Ha,ha,ha, just imagine Barry, we’re getting paid for this?….ha,ha,ha,

  10. Julius says:

    Isn’t it great how the GOP still makes us look good.

  11. Mike Sheehan says:

    We’re finally putting some teeth into our foreign policy!

  12. Mark Bowman says:

    Nero played a fiddle; we play with our phones.

  13. Don Pierce says:

    This is better than sharing the front page in the P.D. with Rancho Veal

  14. Mark Bowman says:

    We are two wild and crazy guys!

  15. Bob Charbonnier says:

    You’ve become a little “selfish” since you got that phone.

  16. Phyllis Duckworth says:

    Don’t let Michelle see this “selfie” she might get angry.

  17. Mike Sheehan says:

    We have a new motto: “A phony smile a day keeps the investigative reporters away.”

  18. tamary cahill says:

    But first, let’s take another selfie!

  19. Al Cohen says:

    ” For a couple of lame ducks we look pretty good.”

  20. Harry Brown says:

    I knew same sex marriage was a good idea

  21. Mark Bowman says:

    No doubt about it, Bama, these are the good old days!

  22. Al Cohen says:

    ” Smile, and the whole world smiles with you, we’ll maybe not quite whole.”

  23. Mike Sheehan says:

    We both just LOVE these happy “joint” trips to Colorado and Washington state!

  24. Michael Sheehan says:

    We both just LOVE these happy “joint” trips to Colorado and Washington state!

  25. Richard Smith says:

    This doesn’t seem very Presidential to me ,Mr. President!

  26. John Long, Santa Rosa says:

    Could I have a copy, Mr. POTUS?

  27. John Long, Santa Rosa says:

    Are you going to post this one in facebook, Mr. President?

  28. Martha Harper says:

    My teeth are whiter! I keep telling you to stop smoking!!

  29. Bob Charbonnier says:

    Does this mean I have your endorsement for my 2016 Presidential run?

  30. Bob Charbonnier says:

    Let’s call this one #hashtag “Pepsodential Smile.

  31. Mark Bowman says:

    What, us worry?

  32. Roger Steinhorst says:

    I’ll bet we could get a part on House of Cards?

  33. Roger Steinhorst says:

    I’ll bet we could beat Putin in a smile contest.

  34. Roger Steinhorst says:

    I don’t know why people are so worried about the economy, everyone in Washington looks to be doing pretty well.

  35. Roger Steinhorst says:

    I think everyone should have a dental plan like ours.

  36. Dale Stout says:

    They’ll put us together on the three trillion dollar bill: BILL…get it?

  37. Michael Sheehan says:

    “Can you believe about 42% of them STILL actually believe anything we say?” ?

  38. Dale Stout says:

    Say “ObamaCares”.

  39. Michael Sheehan says:

    “If these 2 ridiculous smiles don’t make the Press finally wonder what we’re up to, nothing will.”

  40. Dale Stout says:

    We showed Russia who’s boss.

  41. Dale Stout says:

    Say “cheesy”.

  42. Michael Sheehan says:

    You gotta hand it to Abe…we CAN fool some of the people all of the time.

  43. Donna Logar says:

    We are so selfie-satisfied!

  44. Dale Stout says:

    Use wide angle get both our egos.

  45. Steve Baker says:

    “I agree….I can’t believe I’m a heartbeat away from the Presidency, either”

  46. Steve Baker says:

    “When did you say this new botox for smiles will wear off?”

  47. Earl Whitehall says:

    Please don’t post this on the White House Twitter account!

  48. Dale Stout says:

    A little more to the Left.

  49. Al Cohen says:

    ” Other lame ducks never looked this good.”

  50. Steve Baker says:

    “Did you ever see the movie “Dumb and Dumber”?”

  51. DAVE LOCKHART says:

    Just wait until Michelle finds out what you’ve been up to while she’s been in China.

  52. Philip Sorensen says:

    Biden: “Are you sure you have film in that thing?”

  53. Nancy Brown says:

    “Smile its our first Selfie”

  54. Terry says:

    Aren’t we fabulous!!!!

  55. Jeff Allee says:

    We should use this for our re-election campaign in ’16.

  56. Paul Phillips - Santa Rosa says:

    ……all the way to the bank. We really pulled one over on the American Public.

  57. Richard Smith says:

    When I was a young man,”selfie” had a very different meaning!

  58. Hey, Hillary, stash one of these in your chipmunk cheeks!