Photo of the Day

The photo below comes courtesy of The New York Times’s write-up of yesterday’s so-called Dueling Speeches!™. It depicts the crowd at AEI—you’ll see Peggy Noonan and Ross Douthat in there, among other bored-looking luminaries—waiting for Dick Cheney’s speech and watching the president’s talk via simulcast.

Yes. So, all you witty readers out there…any suggestions for a caption?

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.