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November 23, 2004

Lend Your Wit To The BAG! “Whoops, I Thought You Said OPEC!”

A reader, Mike, sent me this great image. I was hoping some of you might help supply a caption. I’ll take the one that sounds the most clever and rename the post with it on Wednesday night.

(I had a possibility or two in mind, which I will add to the thread.)

bushsamerica

By the way, here’s the official description:

21 Nov 2004: U.S. President George W. Bush leaves ahead of the other leaders of the 21 member countries of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) after the end of the closing ceremony of their annual meeting in La Moneda Palace, in Santiago.

(image: REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado)

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UPDATE (11/24/04 11:10 pm PST) : As promised, it’s the end of the day Wednesday (okay, an hour short) and I promised I would pick a caption I thought was pretty clever to headline this entry. A special thanks to “Disillusioned” for the assist.

  • http://theresistancearmy.com/blog/ shaners

    no cokeheads allowed

  • http://www.changeforamerica.com/community/blog/779 Kathy O’Leary

    Mandate schmandate… go back and sit with the chearleaders.

  • http://www.thedustyattic.blogspot.com Dusty

    Fer cryin’ out loud, it’s a box of stale donuts, folks.

  • http://makethemaccountable.com Carolyn Kay

    I don’t have a caption, but I think it goes perfectly with the picture of Bush trying to push past Clinton to show the person George Bush really is.
    Carolyn Kay
    MakeThemAccountable.com

  • Jake

    Caption: Bush leadership in action

  • Phil

    Nobody loves me.
    Everybody hates me.
    I’m goin’ home and eat worms.

  • Ben

    AW SHUCK’s??!

  • http://www.IsraelPundit.blogspot.com fred lapides

    gee! those guys use big words…where’s Kerry to help me?

  • http://fujirama.blogspot.com Mathieu

    That’s not fair, I’m going home. They won’t let me play with their game boy :(

  • russ

    I can’t be seen hanging around with these losers for much longer…

  • Ken

    “Rubbish, you have no power here. Now be gone before somebody drops a house on you!”

  • Adam

    I fart in your general direction.

  • Dan

    “I can’t believe they passed me over for an inanimate carbon rod…”

  • mc

    Damn, what did I step in again!

  • Tex

    Man, I hate talkin’ to foreigners. Time for another vacation.

  • Matt S.

    Now that you all see things my way, I’ll be MovinOn. Need to bail out my Secret Service Agents.

  • Michael/BAGnews

    First Among Equals.
    Hello, I Must Be Going.

  • moonbiter

    21 Nov 2004: U.S. President George W. Bush explains his approach to diplomacy to the other leaders of the 21 member countries of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) after the end of the closing ceremony of their annual meeting in La Moneda Palace, in Santiago.

  • J Truett

    Marching to the tune of a different drum…

  • Alison

    Actually, the funniest thing about this photo was the headline that accompanied it when the Washington Post ran it: “Bush Sets Sights on Alliances”.

  • Ben

    The “KICK ME” sign freshly penned by Koizumi’s graceful strokes, APEC members hurriedly rip off a piece of scotch tape…

  • Ben

    The KICK ME sign freshly penned by Koizumi’s graceful strokes, APEC members hurriedly rip off a piece of scotch tape…

  • Shaniac

    They said there were WMDs over there. Darn, I fell for it again.

  • Ben

    The KICK ME sign freshly penned by Koizumi’s graceful strokes, APEC members hurriedly rip off a piece of scotch tape…

  • CK

    Darn it! Dad warned me about the sushi. I’ll be right back guys.

  • Michael/BAGnews

    My Way Or The Hide Away /
    My Way Or The Hyatt Way /
    Carpet Bagger /
    A Man Is Known By The Company He Keeps

  • Ben

    The KICK ME sign freshly penned by Koizumi’s graceful strokes, APEC members hurriedly rip off a piece of scotch tape…

  • Ben

    The KICK ME sign freshly penned by Koizumi’s graceful strokes, APEC members hurriedly rip off a piece of scotch tape…

  • Doris

    Finally, Bush steps down…

  • Keith

    Boldly going, where no one else wants to go.

  • bob crane

    keep walking to the right
    …the camera should center on me,
    then the actual center will become the far left and i’ll be smack dab in the middle.
    damn the cameraman didn’t listen!

  • DharmaBum

    Overwhealming majority on bush’s side.

  • http://www.animeraiders.com Chris Reed

    Realizing that they have too many players on the field, APEC sends an extra up-tight end to the sidelines before play is resumed.

  • http://www.animeraiders.com Chris Reed

    Nov 21, 2004: Realizing that all of the other countries present have signed the Kyoto Treaty, U.S. President George W. Bush excuses himself to step outside and smoke a cigar.

  • Ray

    Shh! Shh! I told him there were WMDs in the other room. That should keep him quiet for a couple of hours.

  • jonas

    odd man out

  • http://www.Whistleass.com Whistleass

    Frenzy Over Condi Rice Playboy Photos Leads Bush to “Un-scheduled” Bathroom Break

  • http://www.opentorrent.org James Carter

    Ok, I gave them the satchel with the virus in it… now I just have to get away in time!

  • AMM

    The Educated Heads of State Met in Tribal Council and Agreed to Vote the Idiot off the Island…

  • Disillusioned

    There! Now I can say APEC is 100% behind me.

  • Disillusioned

    Whoops, I thought you said OPEC!

  • http://www.databoy.biz So Sad
  • fle

    “zipper down, do my duty, zipper up . . .zipper down, do my duty, zipper up . . .zipper down, do my duty, zipper up . . . zipper down, do my duty, zipper up . . . zipper down, do my duty, zipper up . . . zipper down, do my duty, zipper up”

  • retief

    Leading the free world.
    …When the boys came out to play…
    Managing by Wandering Around
    The art of leadership … consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention.

  • retief

    Or more readably:

    Leading the free world

    …When the boys came out to play…

    Managing by Wandering Around

    The art of leadership … consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention.

  • Greg

    Ugh! Thank God that’s over.

  • Opiejuan

    I didn’t want to play with those guys anyways…*sniff*…*sniff*…I’ll just go play with my army men some more…*sigh*

  • http://TagTheSystem.com ShiniGami

    Can’t seem to scrape off this Dam cow patty still on my shoe from Crawford…..

  • http://www.dailyunderground.com Casey

    Screw you guys, I’m going home!

  • Jm

    You can Run!
    Got your back, Nah!
    This Dog won’t hunt!
    No Bush Pledge to get in.
    Left is from Conceptual, right is from phatic.
    (Title from a recent article comparing conceptual abstract dialogue of democrats with buddy boy feel good shmoozing of republicans)

  • macdust

    Who wants his piece of yellowcake?

  • Disillusioned

    Bush walks away confused as to why Asian Pacific leaders find open barn doors so funny.

  • Bernard

    “Koizi, quickly, tell us what’s written on it.”
    “Wait,wait, I can’t read it when you put your hands all over it…OK, …it says: Next – Go bomb Iran.”

  • SallyW

    Let me go get my radio on (the bulge) so I’ll know what to say.

  • Corey

    “Screw you guys! I’m goin home.”

  • Gary

    Dis me, eh? See how they like the silent but deadly treatment!!
    Gary

  • exitiorum

    No one likes to be the beat it.

  • Dan

    “Dang. Guess they were AGAINST us…”

  • Adi

    Bush walks away after realizing that these people were speaking with ACCENTS

  • Bernard

    The President hands out autobiography “When zen puzzles go politics/work(s)book”, leaves

  • Bernard

    Fresh from seminar on “How to build alliances”, a brilliant President corrals Asian leaders by mysterious zen koan.

  • Bernard

    President forgets to kiss someone. Back soon.

  • Bernard

    Bush hotfoots in disarray after terror warning No. 376589

  • Bernard

    Big Surprise! God’s list of Good Guys surfaces. Bush NOT on it!

  • A Tullis

    Headline:
    “A Uniter, not a divider…”

  • OneMoonCircles

    The meek celebrate defeat of schoolyard bully.

  • One

    Bush announces “No current intent to attack APEC nations.” Leaders relieved, slightly less suspicious.

  • OneMoonCircles

    As bombers enter final approach, Bush makes quick exit from APEC summit.

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