photo in need of a caption

a little post-election fun!

the real story: in the race for the colorado state senate, district 14 in denver had two candidates named — yes — bob bacon and matt fries. see result here. but this photo just screamed for a photo in need of a caption contest!

you know the drill. at my whim, i choose “contenders” over a three-day period, then declare a winner, who gets the ys book of their choice.

bring it on!

(ht to dave palmer for the photo)

contenders…

There will be no trimming of the fat in this election. (Andrew Seely)

It was clear that the Governor of Colorado R. Mcdonald had made some progress in the political arena. (othy)

It appears that the Adkins movement continues as Denver voters overwhelmingly reject carbs. (Bob)

Bacon – 63%;
+ Fries – 37%;
= Bacon Fries – 100% delicious (Swish)

Time for an artery stimulus package… (cal)

This year, the youth vote proved their powers at the polls in unpredictable ways. (Rob)

“as you all know- this was a three way race until Susan Eggs dropped out of the race. Now it looks like Mr. Bacon will bring indeed bring himself home.” (Jay) (ysmarko: dude, nice old skool commercial reference!)

“The Race For The White House Slowed To A Jog, Then Stopped For A Breather, And Eventually Walked The Final 3 Miles.” (jeremy street)

Ironically, the biggest donors to both campaigns were health insurance companies… (Jeff Moulton)

An end finally came to the ugliest campaign battle in the nation. You had Fries accusing Bacon of really being Canadian, and Bacon accusing Fries of really being French. (Jeremy)

In a shocking twist, Kevin Bacon wins the election with only 3 degrees of separation. (Chad Farrand)

I voted with my gut. (Andrew Seely)

canada finally sticks it to france. (jess)

Bacon: An American Story (brian aaby) (ysmarko: nice!)

and the winner is…

yeah, i’m gonna have to go with jess’s “canada finally sticks it to france.” nice. shoot me an email, jess, with your address and book choice.

57 thoughts on “photo in need of a caption”

  1. Fearing their own safety, pigs flee Colorado in the great Sow Migration of 2008. They are starting over in Canada…little do they know…

  2. Bacon and Fries are fighting hard for the coveted state senate seat, but let us not forget the two candidates who also fought hard for this position in the primaries – Cheddar and Ranch.

  3. “as you all know- this was a three way race until Susan Eggs dropped out of the race. Now it looks like Mr. Bacon will bring indeed bring himself home.”

  4. Although both campaigns promised six years of crispiness, it appears on this election night that meat has won out over potatoes.

  5. The race was close to fill the office abandoned by Mayor McCheese after the now infamous embezzlement scandal involving Grimace and the Hamburgler.

  6. “The Race For The White House Slowed To A Jog, Then Stopped For A Breather, And Eventually Walked The Final 3 Miles.”

    “Decision 2008 Calories”

    “The smear campaign against Fries has been brutal, some speculating that he may be french and not a true American born citizen”

    “Earlier today, Bacon announced his running mate And Eggs”

    “A bitter Ron Paul turns to hacking CNN for his revenge”

  7. Cheese from the Constitutional Party was left off the ballot in 27 counties. Polls showed that a mix between Fries, Bacon and Cheese would convince voters to EAT THE BALLOT.

  8. The BIg Bad Wolf may have blown his house down, but tonight, Bacon’s goal of repealing Wolf hunting laws takes a huge leap forward.

  9. An end finally came to the ugliest campaign battle in the nation. You had Fries accusing Bacon of really being Canadian, and Bacon accusing Fries of really being French.

  10. Even after running under his legally-changed first name “Freedom”, Mr. Fries was not able to recover from the October surprise revealing his birthname, French.

  11. “canada finally sticks it to france.” by jess is pure genius. I know it’s marko’s pick, but, that wins in my books!

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