Welcome back to Slate’s weekly caption contest. This photo was taken at an Apple store in Beijing today. When the store refused to open, egg throwing and other violence ensued. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.
The winner: WStewart
As you can all see, I am a JOB CREATOR!
When Albert Gilbertfloss Flanmann was hired as Mitt Romney's chair man, he didn't think that it meant ... well, he just didn't.
Runner-up: John Oughton
Candidate denies that his platform is unstable.
The actual caption:
Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stands in a chair as campaign staff member Garrett Jackson holds it steady during a campaign event at Music Man Square December 29, 2011 in Mason City, Iowa. Recent state-wide polls put Romney and fellow candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) close going into next week's first-in-the-country Iowa Caucuses, a litmus test for the GOP hopefuls. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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