"Since you're so closely tied to this project, Ron, we insist that you stay!"
-- Kenneth Irving, Kannapolis
"This says Charlotte and the taxpayers have approved one last 'over-run' for you, Ron!"
-- Tom Hodge, Denver, NC
"You're on the right track, Ron!"
-- Elton Parker, Charlotte
"Since it's 'light' rail, it shouldn't hurt too much!"
-- Ray Ostott, Charlotte
"Don't worry! The rope will probably rot before a train comes by!"
-- submitted by many, many readers
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received this week:
“Good news! It turns out your budget did not include trains.”
"Imagine what a great impression it will make when it finally comes through!"
"Rail to the Chief!"
"When Pam said your job was on the ropes, she wasn't kidding!"
"Don't worry.....this says Pam, Pat, and Parks will be here any minute to save you."
"We would much rather have tarred and feathered you- but the cost of petroleum products would have placed us over budget!"
"You should have quit while you were ahead -- oh, wait -- you tried that..."
"Not to worry Ron - Don Reid is praying for you!"
"Relax, you'll die of old age before a train comes by."
"Don't worry, Parsons made up the schedule, too!"
"The Vikings game just replaced light rail as Charlottes' bigget blunder!"
"We're setting you free to make room for the Panthers' coaching staff!"
"It's going to be a while. Would you like a book and a pillow?"
Got another caption to add to the list? Want to judge these yourself, and let us know your winners? Feel free to click on the little blue "Comments" link just below this post to discuss or comment on any of this. Please visit us again Monday for a new cartoon caption challenge.