LDV Caption Competition: Ed Davey “I’ve got Energy” Edition

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader…

(Picture from The Guardian.)

Here’s Nick Clegg welcoming new energy and climate change secretary Ed Davey to the cabinet — what do you think might be being said or thought by or about them?

And the winner of our last caption comp is…

Some fantastic entries for our most recent caption competition, Eds Balls and Miliband “The Early Years” Edition.

The winner, according to The Voice’s judging panel of one, was this one by Cheltenham robin, with a highly commended offerings by LondonLiberal here and Toby MacDonnell here.

Got a photo of a prominent Lib Dem you think would work well for a future caption competition? Then please email us at [email protected].

* Stephen was Editor (and Co-Editor) of Liberal Democrat Voice from 2007 to 2015, and writes at The Collected Stephen Tall.

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  • Clegg regrets his choice of new cabinet minister as he lets rip a massive fart in celebration of his new post.

  • Nick couldn’t help but grin as his patented knuckle-crusher handshake caught yet another victim unawares.

  • Tony Dawson 4th Feb '12 - 5:57pm

    Is this where the hand-wringing finally stops?

  • “That’s it then, my masterstroke – now we’ve got you, our own ED in the cabinet!”

  • Following Chris Huhne’s precedent, Emily Davey accepts the post of Energy Secretary.

  • Ed Maxfield 4th Feb '12 - 9:25pm

    Ooh, that’s the spot, Nick, right there between the shoulder blades.

  • Ed Davey: “Ouch! Does that mean you’re 33rd degree?”

  • Nick…”Well done Ed; you won on points”

  • Nick’s new joke shop venture was going well; another satisfied customer had the handshake buzzer demonstrated.

  • Nick,,,,,,” Welcome to the ‘big league’ Ed, just remember, here, three points is a loss…..

  • “Congratulations on your win”, says Nick, “I’ve never seen anyone eat so many pies in one sitting”

  • Will Barter 5th Feb '12 - 11:38am

    “Remember Ed – Points do not mean prizes.”

  • OK – thanks, Nick. You can stop twisting my arm – NOW please!

  • or, better rephrased, “Congratulations on your win”, says Nick, “at £10 per pie you’ve just raised hundreds of pounds for charity”

  • “…..and so Ed, tell me, does your wife drive?”

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