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Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest:

Cartoon contest: Republicans take on the economy


Mike Smith

What should the word bubble say? You tell us in the June edition of the Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest.

It's time for the June edition of the Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the Republican party.

The rules are simple: The Sun's Mike Smith provides a cartoon with a blank word bubble. You tell us what it should say.

All you have to do is submit your suggested caption in the comments below by 5 p.m. June 17.

We'll pick our five favorite entries, and then you can vote for the winner between June 19 and June 26. Then we'll announce the winner June 28.

You can see last month's winner here.

Good luck!

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  1. How long have you been with the Ringaling Brothers Circus?

  2. So, you think people should work for peanuts?

  3. Don't worry, the voters never forget, either.

  4. So what's the problem now?

  5. And when did you start to have this inferiority complex?

  6. Why do you feel that no one listens to you?

  7. Why do you feel that the IRS is out to get you?

  8. Come on, you really think the government is reading your emails, listening to your phone calls, and spying on you?

  9. Feeling a little blue, are we?

  10. They're just numbers - nothing to get in an uproar over.

  11. So, you feel worthless, because now you're worth more?

  12. So, good news is bad news and bad news is good news?

  13. It took 18 pages for ObamaCare to define a "full-time" employee.

  14. When did you decide to run away and join the Congress?

  15. I'm prescribing enthusiasm.

  16. Comment removed by moderator. Inappropriate

  17. The first step to recovery is admitting you're a Dumbo.

  18. Perhaps you should have attended an Ivory League School.

  19. Hungry? Okay...How else does it make you feel?

  20. Trust me. Your mother has nothing to do with this.

  21. So it sounds like you need a ten pack of beer with the new reclosable lids.

  22. There is no such thing as "bipartisan" disorder.

  23. Blue? Most of the elephants I see are pink.

  24. Where's that thick hide we've heard so much about?

  25. Saying only 1% should have all of the peanuts may be your problem!

  26. You are now considered the Clown of the Circus in Washington DC.

  27. It would appear that you're crazy...... for believing everything you read in the newspaper.

  28. So when did you begin experiencing this Elephant Man complex?

  29. Let me get this straight? Your son's tweets generates more followers than you

  30. I wouldn't say this to just any of my patients, but YOU'RE NUTS!!! CRAZY, COO COO, OUT OF YOUR FREAKIN' MIND!!!

  31. The good news is, talk is cheap. The bad news is, I'm not.

  32. Let's go back to this dream you keep having, where the mouse gets bigger and bigger...

  33. Told ya.

  34. So tell me about your mother...was she as judgemental as you are?

  35. Hmm. Drone strikes, surveillance of Americans,
    arms to Syria, a deep longing to be understood.
    You really ARE a Republican, Mr. President.

  36. Yes the name Dumbo among others does fit your description.

  37. You made Washington a three ring circus now deal with it!!

  38. On the bright side. You have company.

  39. I think you should attend "Group Therapy"

  40. You didn't go to Group Therapy because it's a Social Program?

  41. Yes my services are covered under Obama Care.

  42. You suffer from "Fallacy of composition"

  43. Client Has Exhibited Delusional Disorder Symptoms.

  44. Now What?

  45. Your Visit's are becoming habit.

  46. Perhaps you should embrace your fears.

  47. Pre Existing Conditions are covered.

  48. I don't think that is a Impeachable Offence!

  49. I'm going to heavily Medicate you for "OUR" Safety.

  50. So, you believe in the separation of church and fate?

  51. Sure, 90% disapproval rate can get a guy down but look on the bright side, the economy's up despite your efforts.