"And you think I sugarcoat bad performances?"
-- submitted by Michael Hicks of Harrisburg, NC.
“And I thought Simon could really 'shoot 'em down'.”
-- submitted by Ritchie Oliphant of Mooresville.
"I guess this brings new meaning to 'can't miss'!"
-- submitted by Ray Otstott of Charlotte.
"He thought he could influence people who actually vote!"
-- submitted by Tom Cambern of Charlotte.
"You think THIS is bad? Simon's at the White House telling Bush what to do!"
-- submitted by Steve LaDue of Fort Mill.
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better captions we received this week:
"Same attitude, just a different face!"
"I hope he knows more about music than WMD!"
"PLEASE tell me no contestant is planning to sing I'm Like a Bird."
"They've replaced Simon with Simple Simon."
"Instead of a recording contract, now they're competing for a Haliburton contract?"
"When they said, "shake-up at the White House," they weren't kidding!"
"As far as song selection, I am not sure Hit Me with Your Best Shot was the best choice for you."
“Does this mean Simon is a heartbeat away from the presidency?”
"Why does he keep saying their songs could be number five with a bullet?"
"Did Simon ever get back from that hunting trip?"
"They said Simon was too kind and gentle."
Got another caption to add to the list? Want to judge these yourself, and pick different winners? If you'd like to discuss or comment on any of this, feel free to click on the little blue "Comments" link just below this post. Please visit us again Monday for a new cartoon caption challenge.