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The Last Word: Week of May 25

24lastwordcolorart And this week’s winners are …

“My foreign policy is hash. Tag Bush.”

“Campaign promises I’ve kept.”

“I’m outraged at my incompetence!”

“Now what?”


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 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.

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42 Responses to “The Last Word: Week of May 25”

  1. Mike Sheehan says:

    Houston, I AM the problem!

  2. drmrs says:

    #yourdreammynightmare drmrs 5/29/2014

  3. Mike Sheehan says:


  4. Julius says:


  5. Donna Logar says:

    My foreign policy is hash. Tag Bush.

  6. Martha Harper says:

    Between the Congress and the Supreme Court I can’t tell which one is the most insane!

  7. Martha Harper says:

    This job is not exactly what I expected. The Republicans shifting so far right and right off the cliff!

  8. Martha Harper says:

    I ran on bipartisanship and all I got were angry obstructionist Republicans!

  9. Martha Harper says:

    Only 2 and 1/2 years to go when Hillary takes the reigns!

  10. Susan Harbour says:

    #Why Can’t I Just Eat My Waffle?

  11. Mark Bowman says:

    #MaybeKarlRoveWasRight #HaveToBeCrazyToWantThisJob

  12. Mark Bowman says:


  13. Mike Sheehan says:

    Worst Ever..Hey, I’m finally Number#1 (sorry, Jimmy!)

  14. Roger Steinhorst says:


  15. Mike Sheehan says:

    Please Impeach Me #Best Tee Times/Party@Tiger’s House

  16. Mike Sheehan says:

    I’m outraged at my incompetence!

  17. Michael Motley says:

    Campaign promises I’ve kept.

  18. Roger Steinhorst says:


  19. Richard Smith says:

    Hashtag? Number sign? Pound sign? Almost as confusing as Obamacare !

  20. Al Cohen says:

    # of days(969)..hours(10)..minutes(49)..seconds(30), before I’m no longer President.Plenty of time to get nothing done.

  21. Roger Steinhorst says:


  22. Roger Steinhorst says:


  23. Phyllis Duckworth says:

    Pick a number [1 through 100] days you guess Kenya and Kim’s marriage will last?

  24. Mark Bowman says:

    #CoolPresidentsTweet #LameDucksQuack

  25. Brian Baker says:

    The VA is not the ACA

  26. Brian Baker says:

    Now what?

  27. Bob Charbonnier says:

    #scandal #jaycarney #spinit #leavingforfundraiser

  28. Bob Charbonnier says:

    #heardonnews #scandal #outraged #leaveforfundraiser #didIsayoutraged #yesoutraged

  29. Al Cohen says:

    # 1 ticket for 2016, Hillary and Michelle.

  30. Mark Bowman says:

    #@$%! this job.

  31. Donna Logar says:

    Can I twitter my administration’s accomplishments in 144 characters or less? No problem!

  32. Richard Smith says:

    Pound this!

  33. Pat Foley says:

    Anyone up for a game of tic tac toe?

  34. Pat Foley says:

    It’s a numbers game.

  35. Michael Sheehan says:

    I’d rather be golfing.

  36. Richard Smith says:

    Hashtag this!

  37. Jeff Allee says:


  38. Michael Sheehan says:

    I don’t have a cloo

  39. Michael Sheehan says:

    Fooled you twice, shame on you!

  40. John Long of Santa Rosa, CA says:

    This is the number of job openings, as opposed to the number of jobs created.

  41. John Long of Santa Rosa, CA says:

    Hash Tag, fill in the blanks!