Posted Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at 4:36 PM
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.
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)