Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Caption Entries Ridicule Congress

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Caption Entries Ridicule Congress

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By looking at the "write the caption" contest entries, one can tell how bad it is going to be for incumbents this fall! Over 170 entries were received, and almost all ridiculed Congress.

A caption by Charles Skolnick of Macclenny won the most votes from our judges, barely finishing ahead of several other entries.

He will get an autographed copy of the cartoon from cartoonist Ed Gamble.

Close finishers:

- Ted Johnson, Jacksonville: " ... and here, kids, is where all the nation's big problems are ... er ... well ... made bigger!"

- Steve McMahon, Jacksonville: "And this used to be the U.S. Capitol, until China foreclosed on it and turned it into a shopping mall!"

- Robert M. (website): "The U.S. Capitol is the only place in the world you can vote on your own pay raise and go on vacation with other people's money!"

- Andy Hefty, Glen St. Mary: "Yes, Jimmy, this is the house that's always for sale!"

- Bill Gowen, Jacksonville: "This is where career politicians live on our money! …

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