The Week contest: Sanders country
This week's question: Country singer Garth Brooks was deluged with online vitriol for wearing a jersey with the name "Sanders" on the back during a concert in Detroit. The jersey honored former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders, but some fans thought he was showing support for Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. If a country singer were to write a song about Sanders' now faltering campaign, what should it be titled?
THE WINNER: "I'm So Far Left I'm Just Not Right for You"
David Gilbert, Seattle
SECOND PLACE: "They Never Promised Me the Rose Garden"
Ken Kellam III, Dallas
THIRD PLACE: "I Don't Walk the Party Line"
Doug Carasso, Seal Beach, California
"Take Me Home, Country Polls"
Ivan Kershner, Salem, South Carolina
"I Walk the Decline"
Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh
"Pancho and Left-Behind"
Carol J. Hill, Elephant Butte, New Mexico
"BS, I Loved You"
Lloyd Grass, Fulton, Missouri
"Stand By, Your Man's Out"
Dan Roscher, Johns Island, South Carolina
"I've got Polls in Low Places"
Brenda Young, Los Angeles
"Bern, Bern, Bern (The Ring of Fire)"
Chet Zenone, Salem, Oregon
"They Stopped Loving Him Again"
Robin Nott, Augusta, Michigan
"These Booths Are Made for Walkin'"
Ken Liebman, Williston, Vermont
"Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Socialists"
Eric Salzman, Port Washington, New York
"So Long, Medicare for Y'all"
Janine Witte, New Hope, Pennsylvania
"Blue States Cryin' in the Rain"
Jason Feltner, Cheyenne, Wyoming