Monday, January 21, 2008
Beat 360

Afternoon bloggers!


Happy Monday! Hope you had a good weekend. It's going to be a busy night and a full show with the CNN South Carolina Democratic Debate at 8P ET, and our big post-debate show right after... We know we have some loyal 'BEAT 360' fans out there - so we are giving you a web-only treat today.

Ready for today's challenge? For those of you who don't know, we're starting something new: 'Beat 360.'

Every day we'll post a picture, and you provide the caption... Our staff will get in on the action too...


Can you beat 360?
Here is today's 'Beat 360' pic:





Have fun with it. Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

Posted By CNNBLOG: 3:55 PM ET
  98 Comments
Laugh now....but in a few months I'll be President.



David Bryant
23
South Carolina
Posted By Anonymous David Bryant, 23, South Carolina : 4:32 PM ET
"WE ARE FAMILY"





BROWN SUGAR
HOWELL, NJ
Posted By Anonymous BROWN SUGAR : 4:45 PM ET
"Did you guys hear that the current administration NOW wants to offer REBATES to stimulate the economy ......? AS IF!!!"
Posted By OpenID beachlzrd : 4:45 PM ET
Why are we laughing, she's beating us!
Posted By Anonymous Jess, Paris, KY : 4:47 PM ET
Is this a still photo or are their faces just stuck like that?
Posted By Anonymous Christine ~ Cleveland, Ohio : 4:49 PM ET
The true secret to winning the democratic nomination is finally revealed - teeth whitener.
Posted By Anonymous Mel, Mississippi : 4:52 PM ET
Don't worry John. It doesn't mattter if I win or Hillary wins, we've both decided to choose YOU as our running mate so lets see that smile!

Betty Ann
Nacogdoches,TX
Posted By Blogger Betty Ann : 4:53 PM ET
"I don't see anything in your teeth Edwards."
Posted By Anonymous Molly, Sag Harbor, NY : 4:53 PM ET
So you think you're going to win in South Carolina huh? I don't know what you're laughing about, you haven't won a caucus or a primary yet!
Posted By Blogger Barb : 4:54 PM ET
double double toil and trouble...cauldron burn and bubble bubble...
Posted By Anonymous scott from virginia : 4:55 PM ET
Obama to Clinton and Edwards: 'Who wants to be my V.P.'
Posted By Blogger Karen : 4:57 PM ET
Rock, Paper, Scissors. Loser drops out.

Barbara - Las Vegas, NV
Posted By Blogger Barbara : 5:02 PM ET
No, I tell you! MY teeth are the whitest!!
Posted By Anonymous Maggie C, GVMO : 5:03 PM ET
"Can you beleive it! We just go the starring roles in the new Three Stoogies movie!!"
Posted By Anonymous Bill F. Fayetteville, TN : 5:04 PM ET
I think David Bryant should already win this one. But here's a runner-up? "Pick me, Pick me! I wanna be your VP!"
Posted By Anonymous Kathy, Andover, KS : 5:23 PM ET
Have you heard the one about a black man, a woman, and a southern gentleman all running for President of the United States?. . .

Betty Ann
Nacogdoches,TX
Posted By Blogger Betty Ann : 5:32 PM ET
So, when I become President, you want to be my secretary of state?
Posted By Blogger pamina : 5:32 PM ET
Just between the three of us, I still don't know what Mitt stands for.
Posted By Anonymous Lee, Toronto, ON : 5:35 PM ET
So...when you got that $400 dollar hair cut did they throw in that cheap suit!?

Cynthia, Covington, Ga.
Posted By Blogger Cindy : 5:38 PM ET
Guess they don't call me The Uniter for nothin'!
Posted By Anonymous Terry, Spring, TX : 5:40 PM ET
Did you hear...Giuliani thinks he can win Florida!!

Cynthia, Covington, Ga.
Posted By Blogger Cindy : 5:40 PM ET
Okay, what did you two do to Kucinich this time?
Posted By Anonymous JP, Long Island, NY : 5:41 PM ET
So...who here thinks McCain is the next president!?

Cynthia, Covington, Ga.
Posted By Blogger Cindy : 5:47 PM ET
Black, white, male, female - aren't you forgetting it's the TALL one who gets to be President?
Posted By Anonymous Terry, Spring, TX : 5:48 PM ET
"Oliver Stone is going to make a movie about WHO!!!!"
Posted By Anonymous Billy Ray, Tennessee : 5:51 PM ET
Yeah, I suppose we do kinda look like the Mod Squad.

Marc Muneal, Atlanta, GA
Posted By Anonymous Marc Muneal : 5:53 PM ET
Hahahahah When im president you are so getting audited

Sarah D. Stamps
15
California
Posted By Blogger Sdizzle : 5:54 PM ET
"Oh here, I've got one...wait for it...President Huckabee!"
Posted By Anonymous Laura Helliwell, Honolulu, HI : 5:56 PM ET
And he wasn't kiddin' - Unity IS the great need of the hour!
Posted By Anonymous Terry, Spring, TX : 6:04 PM ET
Ok, the camera's are on us, Pretend I said something really funny!


Marcie,
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Posted By Anonymous Marcie, Whitby, Ontario Canada : 6:11 PM ET
...So the guy from Florida said to the guy from New York, "Rudy who?"

Al

Leesburg, GA
Posted By Anonymous Al, Leesburg GA : 6:24 PM ET
It looks to me like he was quoting Emerson and Reagan..."patience and fortitude conquer all things.......my friends."
Posted By Anonymous Renee Bradenton, FL : 6:33 PM ET
Are you serious John? You ran in Nevada too?
Posted By Anonymous Chuck from Vienna OH : 6:57 PM ET
OK, so which one of you put itching powder in my my underwear?
Posted By Anonymous Krissy, Los Altos, CA : 6:58 PM ET
"I know Dick Cheney my friends, he's a relative of mine, and YOU are no Dick Cheney!"
Posted By Anonymous Kelli, San Francisco, CA : 7:00 PM ET
So then the bartender says, "Wrecked 'em...damn near killed 'em!"
Posted By Anonymous Mike in Fairport, NY : 7:01 PM ET
Did you guys see Steven Colbert out stumping for Huckabee in SC? He actually believes he's going to get to be Vice President!
Posted By Anonymous Holly, Reno, NV : 7:04 PM ET
(Obama, thinking:) Sure, make fun of me now! We'll see if you still got your sense of humor when I'm elected President.
Posted By Anonymous Monika, Eagar,AZ : 7:10 PM ET
OK, so we all lied a little. Are you going to admit it?
Posted By Anonymous Larry, New Jersey : 7:16 PM ET
HAHAHA!!! You really think you can beat me in Scrabble??? You're so full of it. HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!
Posted By Anonymous Monika, Eagar, AZ : 7:21 PM ET
"Hey, Lou Dobbs just sent some copies of his new book - Independents Day, Awakening the American Spirit!"

"Do you want me to see if I can get you guys a copy?"
Posted By Anonymous Penny, British Columbia, Canada : 7:30 PM ET
"Keep smiling... I am going to win by the biggest margin you have ever seen in a South Carolina Democratic Primary... Laugh so it looks like I've said something incredibly funny."
Posted By Anonymous Bailie, Tulsa, OK : 7:40 PM ET
Obama:

Hey Guys let's put this Race issue to bed - can't you see I've got the Whitest teeth ?
Posted By Anonymous Jolly Potter, Penfield, NY : 7:43 PM ET
Pretend I just said something funny.
Posted By Anonymous Lori in West Chester, PA : 7:46 PM ET
Did you hear that Glenn Beck guy on AC360?
Posted By Anonymous Amy Columbus OH : 7:53 PM ET
3 - 2 - 1... (all) Chaaaaaange!



Robert
Age: Indefinite
Jakarta
Posted By Anonymous Robert - Jakarta : 8:10 PM ET
Why don't we join forces and conquer republicans.
Posted By Anonymous jay/kamloops/bc/canada : 8:23 PM ET
Let's play nice!

Renee
University of Missouri Columbia Undergraduate Student
Columbia, MO
Posted By Anonymous reneeMOtiger -- Columbia, MO : 8:43 PM ET
"Okay, the after-dabate party is my treat tonight, we are meeting for pizza down the street, but keep it a secret just between us"
Rick, Indiana, PA
Posted By Anonymous RICK : 8:44 PM ET
Who cares if she is beating us in the over all polls, we're still taller than she is......

Marty Landau

Wilmington, NC
Posted By Anonymous Marty Landau : 8:49 PM ET
Hey we've been offered our own sitcom if we all lose. It's an inter racial gay remake of "Three's Company!" Do you guys think America's ready?

Nick E, Manhattan, NY
Posted By Anonymous Nickis : 8:51 PM ET
At this stage in the game it's either laugh or cry-and Hilary's already cried.
Posted By Anonymous Joy-Florida : 8:52 PM ET
hahahaha i hate both of you hahah
haha we hate you too hahahaha




willie
32
north carolina
Posted By OpenID sidneyspapa : 9:01 PM ET
"Quick, let's all smile at each other....I'll bet Jon Stewart puts us on 'moment of zen' tonight."
Posted By Anonymous cp, High Springs, FL : 9:07 PM ET
Hey John! We're laughing now, but what were we thinking when we decided to campaign against a former first lady?

Veronica
Sumter, SC
Posted By Anonymous Veronica : 9:22 PM ET
Te he, Te he. Did you hear what she said, "one of us can draw straws to become her vice-president."

Veronica
Sumter, SC
Posted By Anonymous Veronica : 9:28 PM ET
" Another Democrat as president, HA "

Matthew A, Rochester NY
Posted By Anonymous Matthew A, Rochester NY : 9:35 PM ET
"What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas!!" Leah - Atlanta, GA
Posted By Anonymous Leah : 9:39 PM ET
Seriously, dude, I really AM wearing women's underwear right now!!
Posted By Anonymous Debbie, Denham Springs, LA : 9:42 PM ET
Barack, when we mentioned comparing platforms, we didn't mean LITERALLY!
Posted By Anonymous Janna, Miami Beach, FL : 9:47 PM ET
Man, you two are really short!

Julie
Aberdeen, NC
Posted By Blogger jformanski : 9:53 PM ET
Okay, our spouses are here. We have a ring and 50 gallons of Jell-O. Who's gonna be the ref?
Posted By Anonymous Ryan, Champaign IL : 9:58 PM ET
Should I moon 'em??? Dare me to moon 'em???
Posted By Anonymous Trey, San Antonio, Tx. : 10:07 PM ET
Obama to Edwards: If you think that's funny, you should see the way your numbers are rolling in, they're hilarious!

Divya
Cupertino, CA
Posted By Blogger Divya : 10:18 PM ET
Hey John! Looks like you spent $400.00 on your hair cut again :)
Posted By Anonymous Rabia Bashir, Northfield, MN : 10:18 PM ET
Thanks to the writer's strike our ratings are through the roof! Let's keep these debates lively!!!!


Susan W., Detroit, MI
Posted By Anonymous Susan from Detroit,MI : 10:22 PM ET
Both of you chill around here! I am heading towards the White House.
Posted By Anonymous Roshan Malik, Northfield, MN : 10:26 PM ET
Ok, Ok, I have wit and can take a joke, but which one of you pinned that Kick Me note on my back...

Lorie Ann
Buellton, Calif.
Posted By Blogger Lorie Ann : 10:54 PM ET
Aren't we having a party getting people all worked up with our "she said this," "he said that.."

Bhuvana
LA
Posted By Blogger bhuvani : 12:23 AM ET
well, no matter how bad this primary stuff gets -- AT LEAST we are not republicans!!
Posted By Anonymous Janay - AL : 6:52 AM ET
"This one time @ Band Camp ..."
Posted By Anonymous J.T. (Miami) : 2:20 PM ET
On the bright side, at least our day-jobs aren't terribly important.

Tim, New York.
Posted By Anonymous Anonymous : 2:32 PM ET
"Can you please direct me to the grown up wing of the Democratic Party?"
Posted By Anonymous Penny, British Columbia, Canada : 2:58 PM ET
"What do you call a cellar full of Republicans?"

"A whine cellar"

"Haaa haaa haaa"

(copied from http://www.geocities.com/jackchick_2000/jokes.html)


Ratna Sadal, New York, NY
Posted By Anonymous Ratna, New York, NY : 7:28 PM ET
Do you think it is too cold to go skinny dipping?
Posted By Anonymous Jean from WV : 7:29 PM ET
If we keep laughing hysterically and agreeing with each other, people will think we're likeable.
Posted By Anonymous Kristina, Hammonton, NJ : 7:49 PM ET
"Come to the dark side John...we have cookies!"
Posted By Anonymous Kathy, Boston, MA : 8:05 PM ET
Yeah, I think you've got the spinach out, John.
Posted By Anonymous Jim in Horsham, PA : 10:33 PM ET
Two republicans walk into a bar...

Laura, Temple, TX
Posted By Blogger Laura : 10:36 PM ET
Obama says, "My writers went on strike too!"
Posted By Anonymous Grif, Williamston, NC : 10:40 PM ET
I think I see Bill Clinton over there; pretend I just told you all great political joke.

Johnny
Dallas, TX
Posted By Anonymous Anonymous : 10:41 PM ET
Good news...I just got engaged to Oprah!!
Posted By Anonymous Joyce New Brunswick NJ : 10:42 PM ET
Obama:

"Did you see the video of Bill sleeping during the MLK tribute speech yesterday? Get the man a cup of coffee!!"

Mike
St. Louis, MO
Posted By Anonymous Mike : 10:44 PM ET
"I bet an earmark Thompson's out next!"


Jeremy F., Atlanta, GA
Posted By Anonymous workitout : 10:45 PM ET
I've got great news! I saved a bunch of money on my car insurance by switching to GEIco.

Colleen and Dave
Wallingford, Connecticut
USA
Posted By Blogger Crazy Cat Lady : 10:45 PM ET
" I wonder if Romney will laugh too, when he realizes that WE let the dogs out!"
Posted By Anonymous Valerie G., Spring Run, Pennsylvania : 10:47 PM ET
" Can one of you guys bring my car around? "
Posted By Anonymous Darlene, Braintree MA : 10:47 PM ET
Get a load of the tie Wolf Blitzer has on tonight!
Posted By Anonymous Sarah Morrison, Bowmanville, On, Canada : 10:48 PM ET
Get a load of the tie Wolf Blitzer has on tonight!
Posted By Anonymous Sarah Morrison, Bowmanville, On, Canada : 10:49 PM ET
Lets tell them to vote "present" and see who wins!
Posted By Anonymous Jeff Rhaburn, Frisco, Texas : 10:49 PM ET
Edwards sure got his butt kicked in Nuh-VAD-uh!

Kris
Albuquerque, NM
Posted By Anonymous Anonymous : 10:51 PM ET
"Hey guys, maybe we should just keep tonight's debate nice and clean"
Posted By Anonymous Bruno Columbia, South Carolina : 10:52 PM ET
Okay, we all break out with Kumbaya the first time Bill's name is mentioned.
Posted By Anonymous Jack, Phoenix, Arizona : 10:53 PM ET
Obama: "Hey John, pretend to laugh and let's see what Hillary does."
Posted By Anonymous Tara Dudley, Batesville, Indiana : 10:54 PM ET
Seriously, are you guys really sitting on top of Dennis Kucinich
Robert W.
Durango, Colorado
Posted By Anonymous Anonymous : 10:56 PM ET
"No hard feeling's, right?"
Posted By Anonymous Kathy Parra Houston, TX : 10:57 PM ET
"So then he says "Who Let The Dogs Out, woot, woot, woot"
Posted By Anonymous Jackie, Eatontown, NJ : 11:01 PM ET
"Great news, guys! Hollywood just called. They want us to star in a remake of The Mod Squad!"
Posted By Anonymous Kari B : 11:10 PM ET
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