Caption the Cartoon: Arming Lady Liberty

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Arming Lady Liberty

Give me your tired, your poor… and your ammo. That seems to be Lady Liberty’s new motto in our latest cartoon, but what do these tourists — and you — have to say about it? Let us know in the form of a clever caption below.

Our editors will pick one caption to add to the official Caption the Cartoon Winners’ Gallery.

Cartoon by Norman Dapito.

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  • Anonymous

    I think this has something to do with that new “Stand Your Ocean” law…

  • Anonymous

    Well, that’s one way to discourage immigration.

  • Anonymous

    “That’s one way to discourage immigration…”

  • Anonymous

    “This must have something to do with that new ‘Stand Your Ocean’ law.”

  • Don McCoy

    I hear the American Stand Your Ground limit on young men of color has been raised to three a day.

  • jq07017

    Wretched refuse from your teaming shore? HASTA LA VISTA BABY!

  • Andrew Nesky

    I hope you brought your Green Card.

  • mary jo hazlett

    Did America, “the Christian nation,” crucify the Prince of Peace?

  • Unarmed Vigilante Writes

    “Didn’t you know apples come in bunches and not bundles?”

  • Mark Reynolds

    “This doesn’t have anything to do with relaxed immigration policy, does it?”

  • Michael McInnis

    Did you get a shot of her? Are you kidding ! I’m afraid she’s gonna shoot back.

  • Steve Vail

    Bring us your oil and go back where you came from!

  • lizzy44

    I liked her better before all the “accessories”!

  • mll

    No wonder the masses are huddled.

  • Jo Parker

    A nice camera; the only thing to shoot with!

  • Lazaro cardenas

    “You look like Che or Fidela” What happened, Lady?

  • Dinah Kudatsky

    Give me your tire your poor – and show me your papers.

  • Dinah Kudatsky

    Sorry for the typos!
    “Give me your tired, your poor, and show me your papers!”

  • Afterwort

    I think the inscription on the pistol reads “Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is No Vice.”

  • Mark Reynolds

    “From what I’ve heard, they are also voting to change her name to Lady Rambo.”

  • Trey Pollard

    “You didn’t know honey? This is the first phase of her ‘United State of Paranoia’ facelift.”

  • Warren in NC

    Man: I believe this is the original French design. What was that sculptor’s name?
    Woman: I think it was LaPierre.

  • writer4er

    Forget that bit of huddled masses yearning to breathe free air; I love the smell of gun powder in the morning.

  • Margie Campaigne

    Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Madness.

  • vannamocha

    Looks like the terrorists won… even Lady Liberty is running scared!

  • Christopher Patton

    Lady liberty seems to be sinking under the weight of all of the guns in America.

  • Mark Boyett

    “The plaque says, ‘Give me your tired, your poor, now get off my lawn.’ Yeah, Americans have strange ways of expressing themselves, don’t they?”

  • Mark Reynolds

    It’s a man, baby!

  • John Gillespie

    Why do I need this torch with my laser sights?

  • Jo Lennstrom

    I raise my torch high to read my Darwin award for “Best Birth Control Methods”

  • Bob Triggs

    Looking at this just makes me feel sad. More sneering polarization from the media cult. And I am a solid, life long fan of you Mr Moyers, in most things.

  • Cynthia Faisst

    Now that they don’t have slavery, what do they need the 2nd amendment for? Now they are enslaved by their own weapons.

  • Justin Hillyard

    Maybe they should change her name to “Lady Jingoism.” It would make sense, since the most militaristic nation on the planet also has the most heavily-armed population in the world, in both absolute and per-capita terms.

  • Sandy Palmer

    Dying to be free?

  • Don Conner

    Statue of libido!

  • Mai

    Oh dear, I thought we landed in God’s country, the land of the free and the brave.

  • James Cole

    They got to her, too! Didn’t they?

  • Anonymous

    She looks OK. But it’s totally passé, and pret-a-porter.

  • drmrs

    (Dos iz sheyn, vos es gefelt). The new inscription on the Statue Of Liberty!