Morning Poll: Best Reader Caption for Photo of Senate President Russell Pearce and White Supremacist J.T. Ready

Last week, we asked our readers to offer suggestions for a caption for the above photo of Senate President (for now) Russell Pearce and his white supremacist pal J.T. Ready for New Times' You Write the Caption contest.

Once again, you didn't disappoint.

We had nearly 70 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.

The finalists are as follows:

A) Mistalee with "'When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag & carrying a Bible.' - Sinclair Lewis."

B) Ross with "He's just like a son to me, except I haven't had to take care of his kids while he's in prison."

C) JTKurtz with "I love the smell of racism in the morning.  That smell, nothing else smells like that.  It smells like.......... victory."

D) Lazik11 with "J.T.: ' then the rabbi pulls up his sleeve, points to his forearm and says, Hitler gave me da vinnin' Powerball numbers!!'

Russ: That is hysterical. So a mexican, a pollack and a Jew walk into a bar and...."

E) 20Gauge with "'Rusty, I am tripping BALLS right now. Are you feeling it yet? My mouth is really dry. I'm havin trouble breathing.'

'Dude, there's a big Mexican behind you. He's chokin you. Just be cool man, people are staring. Am I wearing a flag? It feels like I'm wearing a flag.'"

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

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