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)
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