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Killer caption joker goes around Globe
GLENDA KWEK
13 Oct, 2011 03:47 PM

A caption writer for a major Canadian newspaper has used a celebrity photo gallery to poke fun at the rich and to praise the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters - earning an instant Twitter fan club ...

"Yes, stars came out in force last week to show their support for the brave little people taking part in Occupy Wall Street," an introduction to the gallery said ...

A caption of actress Lauren Conrad posing for the camera said: "Lauren Conrad, well-known chronicler of the down and out in Orange Country, wore shorts to the polo match to show her support for people who can't afford long pants, something she read about online one time or something."

The next photo in the gallery featured a protester carrying a sign with the words "One nation under greed" and the caption: "What the hell?!? How did this photo of an Occupy Wall Street protester in Los Angeles taken the day before the polo match get here? Our apologies. <CWP is investigating; soothing photo to follow>." ...

http://www.macarthuradvertiser.com.au/news/world/world/...

Earlier DU thread:
Caption writer goes ROGUE. Hurry and click before it's gone!
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

Direct link to Globe and Mail:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/celebrity-phot...

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