Update: Congrats to our caption contest winner Rhiannon Charisse, whose genius quip you can see above. HAHAHAHAHA! Rhiannon, you rule.

Twitter user Jeremy D. Thompson took the above tweetpic of Our Fearless Leader getting snuggly with LA’s Mayor (and Newsom’s potential opponent for the big boy chair in Sacramento) Antonio Villaraigosa as LA City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo looks on in the background.

We blew our wad of funny on IM with Brock today, so we need your help: give us a decent caption for this photo in there here comments and we’ll send the author of the one we pick some Appeal swag (stickers and buttons, hooray). Get crackin’.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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