"I thought you were trying to distance yourself from the incumbent."
-- Daniel Ericson of Matthews
"Scientists combined our DNA and that's what they got."
-- Ken Dowd of Charlotte
"He's stuffed with a lot of corn, but there's definitely no sage in him."
-- Carolyn Hudson, Columbia, SC
"These candidates are all starting to look alike!"
-- Phil Triece of Wilmington
"These third parties are always dead meat in November!"
-- submitted, with variations, from multiple readers
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received this week:
"Watch out for him..i think he's backed by a big special interest group."
"I'm not worried. He'll put everyone to sleep."
"I see O.J. is back in the news!"
"Wow, Ralph Nadar has not aged well."
"He must not be a politician -- his hand's not out!"
"Eating an opposing candidate may be a good way to thin the pack!"
"No he's not from a new party, he's Hillary's new go to guy on heath care".
"Fred Thompson looks a lot better on TV!"
"Who let in the Libertarian?"
"No, Mr. President, we called you a 'Lame Duck'!"
"So we're agreed...Neither of us will stick out our neck as far as he does in November..."
“You’re not supposed to show your true colors until after the election!”
"Let me introduce you to the Panthers' new mascot."
"I didn't know Ross Perot was running again."
"Yes, we have a North Carolina turkey as one of our candidates."
“He represents the ‘No Opinions'!"
"Don’t look now, but the war-hawks have raised their ugly heads again."
"Independent candidates make me nervous."
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