Enter This Week's Caption Contest, This Picture Is Worth 20 Words

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Sept. 29 2011 7:50 PM

This Picture Is Worth 20 Words: Hugo Chavez Edition

Welcome back to Slate’s weekly caption contest. All we’re going to say is yes, that’s Hugo Chavez. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.



The winner: Christopher John Smith

President orders ACORN off of south lawn before photo op.

Runner-up: Jay Nunenkamp

Jimmy's ability to evade nut-industry lobbyists was much improved once he perfected his invisible hoverbike. 

Runner-up: John Chinnock

It's only one right-wing-nut, but it's a start. I must bury.

The actual caption: A squirrel runs on the driveway of the South Lawn of the White before U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle depart the White House in Washington on September 19, 2011 for New York where Obama will attend the United Nations General Assembly. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images).



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