"You seem to be paying an awfully high premium for your policies."
-- Steven A. Meckler of Charlotte
"You're more of a chameleon."
-- Also from Steven A. Meckler, Charlotte
"I didn't trust you from the gecko."
-- Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.
"Just a handsome front man for some secretive money-grubbing entity?"
-- Douglas Cox, Albemarle
"For the last time, I'm not a Newt!"
-- Bill McGloughlin, Charlotte
"They don't know where I'm from either."
-- From many readers
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
“Stopping the government for 15 minutes could save you 0.0028 % or more on the 2011 Federal Budget!”
"Sorry, I provide insurance not assurance."
"We cold blooded creatures have to stick together."
“Let’s face it, sir. We’re both fictitious characters.”
“I’ve sold lots of policies. I could even sell yours.”
"Your numbers will be lower in 2012."
"I can save you money on your car insurance. Your health insurance, not so much."
Our name comes from "Government Employees Insurance Company," but they're not covered for a shutdown.
"You're going to need more than 15 minutes."
"What you need is a small animated elephant for a spokescharachter."
“When you’re driving your own car in 18 months, you’ll need my insurance!”
"It won't take fifteen minutes to solve your financial problem, not even fifteen seconds, Mr. President. Stop spending!"
"We both talk pretty and no one is ever quite sure what we just said."
"We don't carry the kind of insurance you need."
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 or additional captions!
Please join us again Monday, April 18, for a new cartoon caption challenge.