"Whenever I want a new toy, I just create another tax to pay for it."
-- Charles Held of Charlotte
"Duke Power has been good, but they'd still like lumps of coal."
-- Carolyn Hudson, Columbia, SC
"All I want for Christmas is an Eastern North Carolina background!"
-- Steven Meckler, Charlotte
"I heard everybody in Raleigh is a good ol' boy!"
-- John Crowell, Charlotte
"Can we borrow Rudolph to light the interstate?"
-- Mary Henry, Fort Mill
Thank you for all your entries. As usual, feel free to discuss any of this in our "Comments" section. Just click the blue link below this post and add your observations, criticisms or additional captions!
Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received this week:
“All I want is a Governor’s Mansion.”
"Can you bring us the water from the melted polar ice?"
"Can you deliver some campaign literature to the eastern part of the state?"
"Lower crime, less taxes, art -- oops, this is my constituents' list."
"Why can’t a sitting mayor have the governorship?"
"Charlotte could learn a lot from you about rapid transit!"
"I'm sorry -- Rudolph will not be allowed in our red light exclusion zone."
"I'd like some Christmas lights -- for the freeways!"
"More roads, more trains, street lights Oh! And the governor’s mansion if that’s not asking too much."
"Yeah, Raleigh didn't want to hear it either..."
"....and most of all Santa I want to be made into a real boy! "
"I want an all expense paid vacation in Europe. Oh wait, I already had that."
"Please don't leave any more empty big boxes this year!"
",,,lights on the interstate, tickets to Wicked, and a new job for Sue!"
In the mood for more Mayor McCrory? Check out Kevin Siers' slide show of cartoons on the mayor's career!
Please join us again Monday, Dec. 10, for a new cartoon caption challenge!