“Let’s see, your three wishes are to increase taxes, increase spending, and to know how to get away with it. Well, you’ve come to the right genie!”
-- Richard Randall, Cherryville
"If you expected JFK, sorry, he's busy with another 'Jeannie.'"
-- Lewis Shilane, Joplin, Mo.
"You just don’t rub people the way you used to."
-- Steve LaDue, Fort Mill
“I’m not a genie! I’m just hot air from the Tea Party!”
-- Carolyn Hudson, Columbia, S.C.
"If you succeed, there are many rewards. If you disgrace yourself, you can always write a book."
-- Ronald Reagan, submitted by Gina Spence, Charlotte
"Don't worry about the deficit. It's big enough to take care of itself."
-- From many other Reagan-quoting readers
"You'll need more than three wishes."
-- From many, many readers
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"I am the ghost of prosperity past."
"Mr. Obama, tear down that deficit!"
"Sir, I paid for that teapot!"
"You've already used up all your wishes."
"Reply hazy, ask again in 2012."
"Unfortunately, George Bush can't run again."
"It's Baaarrraack to the Future!"
"Just like a democrat to wish for 3 more wishes!"
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help you."
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