"Your future appears to be in the red."
-- Steven Dockery's Current Events Class, Alexander Graham Middle School, Charlotte
"It gets worse. Your business model will be replaced by online shopping."
-- Ed Morgan of Charlotte
"I see we're all in for a little belt-tightening this Christmas."
-- Kenneth Irving, Kannapolis
“Congress will subsidize this year’s presents, bur you will have to terminate Donner and Blitzen.”
-- Tom Strohl, Charlotte
"I thought you had a list."
-- Brent Sheppard, Morganton
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Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received this week:
"Looks like you're going to need a bailout!" (Got lots of these)
"You're being replaced! The new Santa starts January 20th."
"Your popularity will slip further and congress will not provide a bailout for your elves".
"You'll need an armed escort in Alaska. Sarah Palin's aiming for your reindeer."
“I see global warming destroying all the balsam and holly and leaving a partridge in a bare tree.”
"Would you be willing to relocate?"
"There's nothing jolly or bright in here!"
"I see better reindeer mileage with that light load this year."
"I see parents encouraging misbehavior in kids. They need coal for heat."
"'It's better to give than receive!?!' Ha ha...I see no future in that old adage!"
"I see quite a few more presents for corporate boardrooms this year."
"I see lots of air miles in your future!"
"Sorry, Santa, but Virginia has voted for change!"
Please join us again Monday, Dec. 15, for a new cartoon caption challenge.