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The new caption contest winner: April 28, 2017

What's the use you learning to do right, when it's troublesome to do right and ain't no trouble to do wrong, and the wages is just the same? - Mark Twain

The Winner: Rick Leissner of Morganton

Runners-up

“Hain't we got all the fools in town on our side? And ain't that a big enough majority in any town?” - Mark Twain

From several readers

“I thought you were going to drain the swamp.”

John Bradey, Matthews

“The Duke and the King need their tax break, Huckster.”

Martin Settle, Charlotte

Here are a few more entries from this week that caught our eye:

“Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.” -- Mark Twain

“You and the media? Ne'er the Twain shall meet.”

“Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.” -- Mark Twain

“All right then, I’ll go to the White House.”

“I knowed you'd be headed down the river sooner or later.”

“Somebody’s got to whitewash that wall.”

“Yes, of course you’re poling well, sir.”

“You feel might free and easy and comfortable on a raft.” -- Mark Twain

“Having faith is believing in something you just know ain't true.” -- Mark Twain

Feel free to join a discussion about the winner, add more captions of your own, or let us know your favorites in the 'Comments' section below (using your Facebook account). Please join us again Monday, May 1, for a new cartoon caption challenge. – Kevin Siers

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