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February 13, 2016

Today’s Political Football | Capitol Quip


The furor over the rollout of the new health care law continues unabated, with message bills, windy floor speeches, presidential mea culpas and hearing after hearing after hearing. 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. Editors will pick five finalists on Nov. 20, and everyone can vote for the winner through Nov. 21.

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  • A. Writer

    I bet he’ll be on the disabled list for 3 years.

  • Liberty: Coercion’s Absence

    Most scientists realize that we greatly depend upon the whims of genius and circumstance during the voyage toward scientific discovery.

  • A. Writer

    He promised the other team that if they liked their winning streak, they could keep it.

  • Hill Staffer

    “Wow, and nobody even pulled the football away.”

  • LZ126

    And he didn’t need Boehner or McConnell to tee it up for him!

  • JW4

    That’s gonna leave a mark.

  • Alex Barriger

    We can’t even blame Lucy for this one.

  • Alex Barriger

    Good grief.

  • Alex Barriger

    Good grief! That’s not the play we called!

  • Alex Barriger

    Well, I guess we can bench him for a year.

  • Bzrdhd

    Turn out the lights, the party’s o-ver.

  • disqus_zaCJJeFItp

    That’s how it always ends, Charlie Brown!

  • Tom

    NAACP cries foul on depiction of Charlie Brown with brown skin!

  • Tom

    NAACP is not going to like this!

  • Tom

    Just call it a field goal or the NAACP will sue us…

  • Harley

    Think the 5 cent Psychiatric Help booth still takes his insurance?

  • ladyleft

    “It was a shame to see the ball taken away at the last minute, but it seems nobody really wants an even playing field for health care!”

  • Hvraleigh

    “10 bucks says Bush gets blamed for this as well”

  • Grover

    It’s going to take more that 5 cents to get over that…

  • Wotann

    Obamacare misses “wide-left!”

  • Patricia

    We’ll be out here all night. You know he’ll never give up!

  • Booberry

    It’s a good thing pre-existing conditions are covered.

  • Booberry

    It pays to daaa-ble check.

  • Booberry

    I don’t know whether our attachment to a particular name should override the real legitimate concerns that people have about these things.

  • Booberry

    He dropped the ball again.

  • Jason Parker

    Race is out.

  • S. Crim

    It’s still only the first quarter, but I’m worried about a concussion. This is starting to hurt.

  • khersch

    And Lucy wasn’t even holding the ball.

  • Mike Z

    No one on our team even wanted to be seen on the field with him, even if they could pull the ball!

  • pericles9

    Nice form and energy. Shame about the disconnect.

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