Caption Contest: Bush Portrait Edition

Caption Contest: Bush Portrait Edition

Caption Contest: Bush Portrait Edition

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June 2 2012 8:35 AM

This Picture Is Worth Twenty Words: Bush Portrait Edition

We dedicate this week's caption contest to the unveiling of the official George W. Bush portrait. As always, leave your captions of 20 words or fewer in the comments.

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Segway Caption Contest


Winner: Mitbert Strangejoy

China finally releases its sanitized version of the famous 1989 photo, "Tank Man."

Runner Up 1:  Craig Love

China segues from Mao to wow.

Runner Up 2:  Sean Duffy

The Chinese Mounties may not always get their man, but they look damn good not doing it.

Actual Caption:

A policewoman rides her Segway-like electric two-wheeler in front of the iconic portait of Chairman Mao Zedong on Tiananmen Square, closed off to the general public, during the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

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