Caption This! 11-12-08

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture?

Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious caption about this military exercise.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced the next day.

Editors’ Pick 11-11-08

Richard: “You’re telling me you bought the gold chain in prison from a man named Spider?”

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  1. Anonymous

    November 12, 2008 at 4:48 am

    If I stand up, this guy may sing soprano, but I still won’t get butt-humped unless I turn 90 degrees to the left.  It’s too complicated.

  2. Anon

    November 12, 2008 at 5:59 am

    I guess this is what Obama had in mind when he said “Change.”

  3. cd

    November 12, 2008 at 6:16 am

    Whew, what a relief! I thought Lt. Dan had something else in mind when he said, “Bend over and grab your ankles.”

  4. ajc

    November 12, 2008 at 6:55 am

    President-Elect Obama has recommended several new events for next year’s Ranger Games.

  5. Richard

    November 12, 2008 at 7:01 am

    You never know when you’re going to have a jump over another soldier’s ass.
    ps – Thanks for the “win” yesterday.

  6. drlove

    November 12, 2008 at 7:56 am

    We’re going to be bigger than Menudo!

  7. Leemail

    November 12, 2008 at 7:59 am

    4 words:  Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

  8. 2L

    November 12, 2008 at 8:54 am

    I always wanted to be a cheerleader!

  9. Alan

    November 12, 2008 at 9:27 am

    Sergeant’s literal rendition of his “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” nickname had finally run its course and failed to inspire his unit.

  10. Anonymous

    November 12, 2008 at 9:46 am

    The amazing part is this is a still, not an action shot.

  11. E-Monster

    November 12, 2008 at 11:51 am

    Casual Friday at G’tmo.

  12. Bitter 2L

    November 12, 2008 at 3:18 pm

    And suddenly Col. Jessup’s idea of a “Code Red” went terribly wrong when some of his subordinates misinterpreted him and sent out a memo calling for a “Code Pink”…

  13. Daniel

    November 12, 2008 at 4:24 pm

    An attempt at humiliation backfires.

  14. Unemployed N' Bitter

    November 12, 2008 at 7:04 pm

    This is the Kinder Gentler armed forces.  Now stop being so mean, it hurts our self esteem.

  15. MrNick

    November 13, 2008 at 12:01 am

    If we’re going to smoke out those terrorists, we need to understand them.  And there’s nothing terrorists love more than a good game of Leapfrog.

  16. FT

    November 14, 2008 at 2:20 pm

    Further proof that Iraqi armed forces training is complete, and ready for US troop withdrawal

  17. Trinidad

    November 14, 2008 at 8:06 pm

    There’s boot camp, and then there’s JAG boot camp.

  18. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 7:15 pm

    Water boarding is so five minutes ago.

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