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December 22, 2014

Welcome to Washington, Bowe Bergdahl | Capitol Quip

Welcome to Washington, Bowe Bergdahl | Capitol Quip

With the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from captivity, the military’s determination to leave no man behind has given way to Capitol Hill’s desire to leave no controversy behind.

That 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 Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

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

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  • EJRotert

    Some want a yellow bow, others see a yellow Bowe.

  • Ed Beck

    It’s been five long years, do you still want US?

  • Ed Beck

    We Agree McCain, You Should’ve Had A Yellow Ribbon Welcome Home!

  • Ed Beck

    One way or another, Bowe has had a captive audience for over five years.

  • Booberry

    I thought we didn’t negotiate with terrorists, even Democrats.

  • Booberry

    Tony Orlando just had a new Dawn.

  • EJRotert

    We have a bunch of yellow Congressmen who don’t know what they want.

  • EJRotert

    I hear the released Taliban prisoners got a heroes’ welcome.

  • Booberry

    Is this just deserts?

  • Booberry

    Kerry on, soldier.

  • Booberry

    I could have had a VA

  • EJRotert

    What a squirrely Congress. Maybe we should run.

  • Booberry

    According to the Constitution, we must protect the nuts.

  • L. Camino

    This ice-Berg sure melted fast!

  • L. Camino

    I’m not cleaning this up! Are you?

  • Ed Beck

    Evidently, Bowe came from a place where some of the biggest nuts in the world are found.

  • Sean Kelly

    I guess the nuts chased them away.

  • pericles9

    Let me try to remember…”To ‘LIKE,’ chew on the yellow ribbon!”

  • pericles9

    There’s a nice limb on this tree for the Taliban.

  • pericles9

    Bergdahl? I thought we were going to BergDORFS!

  • pericles9

    My tail stands in SALUTE! Welcome home, anyhow!

  • pericles9

    Yea! Let’s SING! “Bergdorf, Bergdorf now is here…” Wait. Where’s ALVIN????

  • Ed Beck

    Politics delivered a “Low Bowe” to the welcome home festivities.

  • EJRotert

    Looks like the welcome home party deserted its post.

  • jlee

    We need 30 days to authorize this celebration.

  • jlee

    This is nuts! Supporting the troops was the last thing we could all agree on.

  • C Holmes

    Did anyone cancel Tony Orlando and Dawn?

  • Ed Beck

    Yellow is the new “Power Color.”

  • EJRotert

    Only Bowe really knows.

  • AF Sherby

    “Don’t tell me you traded 1 nut for 5!!!”

  • Hannah

    Some say he’s a real nut

  • Nick

    Reminds me of the time we were torn between negotiating with foxes and leaving no nuts behind!

  • EJRotert

    Bowe knows trial by media.

  • LZ126

    And they think WE’RE the ones with the nuts!

  • LZ126

    At least WE leave the Mall in the same condition in which we found it.

  • LZ126

    What kind of wild life left THIS behind???

  • LZ126

    Squirrel #1: “Who tied this yellow ribbon ’round our old oak tree?”
    Squirrel #2: “Hey! That gives me an idea for a song!”

  • Ed Beck

    Every nut saved is a nut earned.

  • LZ126

    What did General McAuliffe say about these guys? “Nuts!”

  • Ed Beck

    Life goes quick, let’s not hurry. Enjoy the nuts and carry on.

  • Ed Beck

    Squirrel’s gotta do what a squirrel’s gotta do.

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