This time I’d done it, landed foursquare on the funny bone. Previous submissions, maybe three or four, I knew beforehand wouldn’t make the cut. This was different.
The cartoon is of two pigs at a trough, one commenting to the other about a third pig with a slot for coins on its back. My caption: He’s running for office. I could hardly wait for the finalists to be published.
Today these finalists were published:
His surgery paid for itself.
This little piggy owns the market.
Get a hammer.
All so lame, so undercooked, so inferior to mine.
I wallow in self-pity. Oink-oink.