Caption Contest: The Clinton Romney Initiative

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Sept. 30 2012 9:49 AM

This Picture Is Worth Twenty Words: The Clinton Romney Initiative

Welcome back to Slate's caption contest. As always, please keep submissions to 20 words or fewer. Also, no more than five submissions, please, or you will be disqualified.

World Leaders In Politics, Finance Gather For Clinton Global Initiative. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (L) stands with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting on September 25, 2012 in New York City.

Mitt Romney on Tax Release Day

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Winner: Raymond Landolfi

Do these pants make my wallet look too fat?

Runner Up: Eric Lubarsky

Citizens of Humanity Denim: $189
Brioni Dress Shirt: $575
Ralph Lauren Loafers: $495
Dressing as an Everyman, while my driver wears a $200 suit: Priceless.

Actual Caption: US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pauses before entering his SUV after arrival in Las Vegas on September 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

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