This Picture is Worth 20 Words: White House Squirrel Edition

Enter Slate's weekly caption contest, This Picture Is Worth 20 Words

Enter Slate's weekly caption contest, This Picture Is Worth 20 Words

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Slate's Culture Blog
Sept. 22 2011 4:36 PM

This Picture is Worth 20 Words: White House Squirrel Edition

Welcome back to Slate’s weekly caption contest. This is not just any squirrel—it's a White House squirrel, running down the driveway of the South Lawn of the White before President Obama and Michelle depart earlier this week. What is he/she fleeing? What does he/she know? Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.

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The winner:
DanielS

Though a brave face was worn by all, fashion week's tribute to Windows 95 desktop themes failed to meet expectations.

The runner-up: Christopher A. Carbone

Cleverly disguised as a run-way model, the Bunny was just moments away from capturing the always elusive Trix-Cereal Dress.

The actual caption:
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12:  Rapper Nicki Minaj (L) and Editor-in-chief of American Vogue, Anna Wintour attend the Carolina Herrera Spring 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Theater at Lincoln Center on September 12, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images  for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

Heather Murphy is a former Slate photo editor and the creator of Behold. Follow her on Twitter.