Mary Lucia’s dog, Smudge, is perfect for a poster with the appropriate caption. And it’s become a News Cut tradition — two makes it a tradition — to hold the caption contest summarizing the various campaigns.
A favorite from two years ago:
“Why can’t I vote? All those dogs in Chicago can…”
The rules are simple. Make us laugh.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.