On Friday, we asked readers to write the caption for the above photo of Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu -- who dropped his congressional bid earlier this week to run for sheriff again -- and his Chief Deputy Steve Henry, whom Babeu pushed out of his own bid for sheriff.
After sifting through all the responses -- as usual, some of them more politically correct than others -- we've narrowed it down to five finalists.
Only one person will win the pay-your-own-way trip to the historic New Times building, along with a firm handshake and/or high-five, and deciding that winner is up to you.
A) A Cunning Linguist
"Steve thought for a while he wanted to be sheriff. But after talking to him and explaining that I'm on top and want to stay on top, he fully understood and even though he doesn't want to be known as the Under sheriff, that's where he belongs and he knows it. Right, Steve?"
Dear Constituants, my Deputies all think I should do an Oscar Mayer Weiner Commercial.
Thought balloon above Henry " dick". Thought ballon above Babeu "idiot"
With both hands on my heart, I want to thank Steve for understanding my compassion for the office of Sheriff and as a gift from my heart, Steve here is a full year subscription to ADAM4ADAM,try it you might like it deputy Boi.
E) Truth to Power
"I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant."
Blatantly stolen from Robert McCloskey.