David Koch and Wife Julia Observe Real Grassroots From A Safe Distance

Tue, 2011-02-01 19:34Brendan DeMelle
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David Koch and Wife Julia Observe Real Grassroots From A Safe Distance

A photograph from the billionaires’ Kochtopus summit in Rancho Mirage this weekend shows a very concerned looking David and Julia Koch witnessing the 1000+ protestors gathered on the street for the “Uncloaking the Kochs” rally.  David and Julia peer down at the masses from their safe rooftop perch.

The Other 98% is running a caption contest for the photo on their Facebook page, and the photo made the rounds on Twitter earlier today as well.

David and Julia Koch

What photo caption ideas do you have? 

Here are a couple I’ve heard from friends:
“So that’s what real grassroots looks like?”
“We’re not in Kansas anymore.”
“Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?”
“Honey, do you remember when I was booed at the Nutcracker ballet? That was nothing compared to this.”


This is an old one (Wizard of Id?) but it fits:

Him: “The masses are revolting!”
Her: “You can say that again!”

“those bastards have finally uncovered our game - time to get some of Palin’s PR

Cake, we’re not giving them cake, let them eat bread with their tea.

“Honey, I told you those stupid blogs you’ve been reading don’t represent the science!”


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