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October 31, 2014

Capitol Quip: The Elephant in the Room

Capitol Quip: The Elephant in the Room

CQ Roll Call cartoonist R.J. Matson has another cartoon for your quippy consideration this week. Submit your caption in the comments section below. Editors will pick five finalists to go before readers for a vote. We’ll let you know the five finalists Thursday afternoon, and readers will have until 10 a.m. EDT Friday to pick their favorite.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/christopher.hausen Christopher Hausen

    Sorry, No Vacancy!

  • http://www.facebook.com/larsk034 Larry Kamenec

    Limited Time Offer: If we don’t start seeing your votes we close the fences back up!

  • Jon Lee

    How’s this for a GOP re-brand?

    • Bill Seedyke

      “I don’t care what color you are — we accept white, black, green, red, yellow, whatever . . . but now that I think about it, green would be better.”

  • http://www.facebook.com/dale.stout1 Dale Stout

    An elephant never forgets…where he came from.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dale.stout1 Dale Stout

    Mi casa will sue your casa.

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    Seriously, you can keep some of your “huddled masses.”

  • http://twitter.com/NPSusa Neil

    “Guest workers?!! Not so fast….”

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    Hey Mexico..I think you are taking “give us your tired, your poor…” a little too far.

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    The “anchor baby” quota has been filled. Please call Canada.

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    Don’t stop here. Canada has plenty of room.

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    We will be implementing Mexico type illegal immigrant laws. Free plane rides home!

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    Reince may have forgotten, but I haven’t…you people still wont vote GOP.

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    “I lift my lamp beside the golden door”…which says “No Vacancy”

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me…Just kidding

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    The wretched refuse of your teeming shore can come if someone takes the wretched refuse we currently have.

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    No hay vacante, لا الشغور, Complet, pa gen okenn pòs vid, אין חדרים פנויים

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    If you people would quit jumping fences in front of the “Gang of 8,” maybe we could talk.

  • http://twitter.com/shutupfatty Atticus Fisticuffs

    You can come, but you have to follow the rules…and no welfare..oh you dont want to come anymore?

  • Sharon Fitzpatrick

    If you can swim to Ellis Island we’ll let you in!

  • Ron Castaneda

    Go to Canada. Then you can represent Texas

  • S. Crim

    I’m tired of pouring out these wretched reversals of our position just to shore up a few votes…

  • grannyk8

    Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore and we’ll get rid of them for you.

  • disqus_vd2E2D6IvJ

    What are you looking at, never seen a trojan elephant before?

  • http://www.facebook.com/fred.balling Fred Balling

    no telling who will get burnt with this torch

  • jstpaul1@hotmail.com

    No Jackasses allowed.

  • playjerist

    Uncle Sam Sort of Wants You!

  • playjerist

    Uncle Sam Sort of Wants You!

  • http://twitter.com/NPSusa Neil

    “Then on November 9, Rubio says, “I have this great idea…’”

  • http://twitter.com/NPSusa Neil

    So, Boehner says, “Let’s play a game.” And, I say, “Pin the tail on the donkey!” And he says…

  • http://twitter.com/NPSusa Neil

    McConnell’s joking, right? He says, “If Obama can get votes shooting skeets, why can’t you…”

  • http://twitter.com/NPSusa Neil

    All I said was, ‘I’m green with envy over the votes Obama got.”

  • Bill Seedyke

    “I don’t care what color you are — we accept white, black, green, red, yellow, whatever . . . but, now that I think about it, green would be better.”

  • playjerist

    It’s not that big a tent.

  • playjerist

    Not an Entrance.

  • http://twitter.com/NPSusa Neil

    ¡¡¡La puerta esta abierta!!!! Dang it.

  • http://twitter.com/NPSusa Neil

    “We ask you please bear with us ’til we remove the barbed wire.”

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    Wait, she’s just turned around, and she’s about to take us back down to the border!

  • http://www.facebook.com/ecrivain01 Jim Dunlap

    Sinclair Lewis said “If Fascism ever comes to America it will come carrying a Bible and wrapped in a flag”. In this case, it’s a torch.

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    How the heck do you steer this thing?

  • S. Crim

    I can’t help it — I’m trying to look welcoming, I’m still carrying a torch for 1950s America.

  • disqus_5Z1DeBbw4B

    So, already with your “Huddled Masses”! They’re here! Got any timeshares in Cancune?

  • http://www.facebook.com/barbara.s.paine Barbara Mary-lyn Shames Paine

    I’m just standing in for the lady who works here. She said something about having to go back home…

  • http://twitter.com/MEKustin Mary Ellen Kustin

    Welcome to the land of life, liberty, and the pursuit of the GOP super majority.

  • Roxanne Mindeman

    That immigration amnesty discussion needs to start with 19th century French women over 150 ft tall – Now!

  • http://twitter.com/ldm_dc Lance Miller

    Turns out Lady Liberty was only here on a Temporary Work Visa!

  • Jakk

    Your huddled, uh, wretched refuse yearning to breathe free,
    send them to me. I lift my lamp behind the golden, uh, barbed wire fence. Hrrumph…
    The Status of Liberty

  • Jakk

    Your tired, your poor, your homeless and tempest-tossed.
    Send them to me. I lift my lamp beside the golden barbed wire gate on the
    border of New Jersey…

  • Jakk

    What do you mean, “An elephant wearing lipstick is still an
    elephant”?

  • http://twitter.com/NPSusa Neil

    ¡¡¡La puerta esta abierta!!!! Dammit. (The Door is open! Dang it.)

  • Penny Farthing

    Who needs a Golden Door? Everyone is here who deserves to be…

  • Katie Gommel

    Must find GOP Voters!

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