Happy holidays! It’s time for Slate’s weekly caption contest. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section. All we're going to say about this photo is that it was taken four years ago, around this time of year.
Winner: Jessica Bowe
All in favor of affordable child care say "aye".
Actual caption: European deputy Licia Ronzulli (L) votes as a little girl plays on her knees during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on December 14, 2011. (Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.
Why all cracker names sound alike.
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
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- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?
A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.