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February 10, 2016

The Immigration Bobsled | Capitol Quip


Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, was all set to make a run at an immigration overhaul, releasing principles for going forward. Then his Republican colleagues started to weigh in. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

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  • clz101

    caption: Give it a good shove toward the left, that bank is a bit slippery and maybe we can catch some air!!!

  • Booberry

    U-S-A, U-S-A, U-S-A

  • Booberry

    All it needs is a little push.

  • Booberry

    Waxman on, Waxman off.

  • Booberry

    This feels like the Sochi Men Trail.

  • Booberry

    What’s with all these other countries being here?

  • skochersperger

    Wouldn’t we go faster if we pushed DOWN the hill?

  • L. Camino

    Out of my way Cantor! if anyone is going to send him down this slippery slope alone, it’s going to be me!

  • EdKulzer

    Quick Quick! Hurl him off the cliff!

  • Delanne

    Should we jump in or let him go it alone?

  • FlowerPower

    Piecemeal be the Journey!

  • PB

    Now we know who put immigration reform on ice.

  • PB

    This is the sled to AMNESTY!

  • Bzrdhd

    We’ve got to make this look like an accident. You push, I’ll pull. He’ll never figure out why we wrecked.

  • RD

    Uh, maybe if you took your hand off the brake?

  • LZ126

    I’ll give him a push, but I ain’t jumping in!

  • Lars K.

    Remember that slippery slope we kept warning you about, John? Well……

  • GrayRiv

    If we run off the rails this year, we shouldn’t even bother fielding a team in 2016…

  • pericles9

    Click of the skates: We’re not in Jamaica anymore!

  • Booberry

    Let’s Jamaica his day.

  • EJRotert

    Cruz wanted to be on the team, but I told him we needed a full-out American effort.

  • EJRotert

    ICE. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. I get it now. Hey, I am a Republican….

  • EJRotert

    Damn! Just remembered: I forgot to pay my off-the-books Hispanic housekeeper today.

  • EJRotert

    `Cruz wanted to be on the team, but I told him we needed a full-out, American political lack of effort.’

  • EJRotert

    Remember: Don’t push. Restrain the sled, Bob.

  • Steve

    It’s all downhill from here!

  • Steve

    No Problem – Bob’s a Team of One

  • Mike Z

    Thought we were going for the gold but guess we aren’t even going to make a run at this…

  • PB

    STOP! This is the sled they decided to pull from the line-up!

  • Ed Beck

    Implementation of the Entry-Exit System is premature.

  • Ed Beck

    Two cups of tea and he’s talking about a jumping off point!

  • Ed Beck

    Use The Cruz Control!

  • Ed Beck

    The Sled Has A “Made In Mexico” Label!

  • EJRotert

    He doesn’t have the mettle to win this gold medal.

  • EJRotert

    This one’s on ice. Next, we run interference on global warming initiatives at the Summer Olympics in Rio.

  • Ed Beck

    Cruz! You can’t shut down the Bobsled event.

  • Fiji’s Best
  • EJRotert

    He’s suddenly turned yellow. I blame it on the hotel water.

  • Tommy Parton

    He has a hard time with the Left Turns!!

  • Tommy Parton

    He gets his Left and Right Turns confused !!

  • Wotann

    It’s cold terrain–hope you had a pre-race goodlatte!

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