“I think having a communications director shows he takes the job seriously.”
-- Mike Monroe of Charlotte
"As 'communication aide', my first challenge will be to explain my exorbitant salary."
-- John Bradey, Matthews
"Someone is wasting taxpayer money, but I can't put my finger on who it is!"
-- Doug R. Cox, Albemarle
“I would never sound bite the hand that feeds me”.
-- Charles Smith, Charlotte
"Now, all I need is a 'right-hand' man."
-- Curt Lord, Charlotte
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Here's a selection of some of the other lines we received:
"Thank you, Keith Larsen!"
"As usual, the mayor has something up his sleeve."
"It's not easy being screened."
"This announcement about responsible government is brought to you by my $70,000 dollar sock puppet."
"Due to budget concerns, I will be taking over as communications director."
"What's $70,000 when we have a $16 million deficit?"
"Who just called me a knucklehead?"
“It’s hard for me to function without strings attached.”
"Sock it to me!"
"Talk to the hand."
"Read my lips."
"It's another government hand-out!"
"They wouldn't give me the $70,000 so I had to come up with another solution."
"This is a $70,000 cashmere sock!"
Please join us again Monday, Feb. 22, for a new cartoon caption challenge.