Welcome back to Slate’s caption contest. All we’re going to tell you about this photo is that it was taken itoday. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section. (And watch that word count! We’ve been getting some great entries that are longer than 20 words and must therefore be disqualified).
The winner: Black-6
Here’s the problem. Once I loosen this, you’ll be able to blink again.
The runner up: themichaelrudd
Bachmann hopes the new look, complete with Ronald Reagan henna neck tattoo, will ignite early interest in a 2016 campaign.
The actual caption:
Representative Michele Bachmann, a Republican from Minnesota and former GOP presidential candidate, left, is prepped for an interview with Al Hunt, executive editor for Washington at Bloomberg via Getty Images News, right, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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