Caption Contest: Nicolas Sarkozy Edition

Caption Contest: Nicolas Sarkozy Edition

Caption Contest: Nicolas Sarkozy Edition

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April 21 2012 8:22 AM

This Picture is Worth 20 Words: Nicolas Sarkozy Edition

Welcome back to Slate’s caption contest. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section. All we're going to tell you about this photo is that it was taken this week. Also, we have to revise last week's results: A commenter pointed out that Baron Wrangle's entry was actually 22 words, so Lily Bart, the runner-up, is last week's winner.

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Winner: drlemaster

President Obama informs a top aide that his head will also be shaved as punishment over the prostitution scandal.

Runner-up:  Upstater

The first cloning was deemed successful. The second one ... not so much.

Actual Caption:

US President Barack Obama (L), surrounded by US Secret Service agents, walks to greet guests upon arrival on Air Force One at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Florida, on April 13, 2012. Obama arrived in Tampa to speak at the Port of Tampa, before continuing to the Summit of the Americas in the Colombian city of Cartagena.     (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Editorial Note: The photo above was coincidentally selected before the Secret Service escort scandal broke. While many of the entries referred to the scandal, we do not mean to imply that these particular Secret Service agents had any actual connection to misconduct in Colombia.

Heather Murphy is a former Slate photo editor and the creator of Behold. Follow her on Twitter.