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February 8, 2016

Things Fall Apart | Capitol Quip


Imagine, the government shutdown began over a fight against the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Republicans in both the House and Senate started out the fight in an effort to defund the law … which brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Send us a caption for this week’s contest by leaving it in the comments section of our Heard on the Hill blog. Editors will pick five finalists on Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

To see our previous winners, check us out on Pinterest.

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  • sara

    Now what?!

  • A. Writer

    Too bad we extremists had to destroy the government in order to save it.

  • A. Writer

    This should help our credit rating — shouldn’t it?

  • A. Writer

    Hey! I thought we were aiming for Obamacare.

  • Jackie

    I’m feeling good about this–We had to stop Obamacare from destroying this country!

  • veldaofbabylon

    ON three – not AFTER

  • T.A. Conscience

    Missed it by that much…

  • Sara

    We’ll get ’em next time. Can’t say we didn’t make an impact!

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    That was the wrong House, you doofus!

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    Anything to get that “My way or the highway” right-of-way!

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    Hold your fire–they’re blowing themselves up!

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    If back burning works on forest fires, it oughta work here, too.

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    Save that TNT for the debt ceiling.

  • jlee

    Ironically, we need Plan B.

  • Sean Kelly

    We destroyed that.

  • kuperjones

    That’s how you solve all the nation’s problems with a push of a button.

  • Liberalism is Nonsense

    If we are to be free, our rewards must be determined by the usefulness of our abilities rather than subjective merit judgments by others.

  • James Clarkin

    “We had to destroy the village to save it.”

  • AKrambler

    Well, we blew SOMEthing up. Not bad for government work.

  • Booberry

    I told you we wouldn’t implode.

  • DC-Comix

    All clear!

  • S. Crim

    Dang! That Cruz missile was supposed to soar, not blow up in our faces.

  • Alex

    We shut down the government and destroyed our reputation, and you let Obamacare get away?!

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