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Morning Poll: Best Reader Caption for Photo of Joe Arpaio, J.D. Hayworth, and Russell Pearce

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Last week, we asked our readers to offer suggestions for a caption for the above photo of Senate President (for now) Russell Pearce, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and former TV pitchman J.D. Hayworth in our first installment of our You Write the Caption contest.

You didn't disappoint.

We had nearly 100 responses in the comment section of the post, which you can see by clicking here.

We've narrowed it down to five finalists, but only one can win the grand prize: a pay-your-own-way trip to the historic New Times building, and a lukewarm glass of Phoenix's municipal tap water (just for you RetiredArmy).

The finalists are as follows:

A) Lazik11 with "Behind us here, most would see a wall. Not us. What we see is a political opportunity to exploit."

B) Pit Boss with "I can't believe we've been doing the Weekend at Bernies thing for 2 years now with this sheriff. I'm not carrying him back to the car, Russel, it's your turn."

C) Tommy Collins with "The shurf appears pregnant. Which of those two is the father?"

D) Lazik11 with "Now Joe, you can't just wander out of the house like this.  You had Eva
all worried. It is a good thing Russ and I found you.  Did you forget to take your pills yesterday?  Russ, radio J.T. and let him know we found Joe in the desert again...oh and I think he need a fresh Depends."

E) Gerry C with "The Belly Patrol."

Cast your vote for the winner of New Times' You Write the Caption contest below.

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