Captionable: Randy Baumgardner’s Yard Sign


It's the first occasion we've had to lay eyes on one of minor Republican U.S. Senate candidate Randy Baumgardner's campaign signs. To be perfectly honest, we're a little surprised that Baumgardner could afford a yard sign, but there it is proving us wrong.

This gives us one more chance to ponder Baumgardner's iconic mustache/cowboy hat silhouette logo, which appears on all of his Senate campaign materials so we assume he's very proud of it. Free association testing with this logo we've been present for has likened it to 1970s porn, a neon sign for a bad steakhouse, and (this one probably gets the most votes) dependable pre-owned cars.

What does Randy's logo make you think? Please keep it PG-13 if possible.

30 Community Comments, Facebook Comments

  1. ct says:

    Lead with your strengths–a moustache and big hat in this case.  What else does Randy have to offer?  I mean besides terrible 'western' font type?  

  2. Diogenesdemar says:

    Stetson — 'cuz even an empty head looks good in a cowboy hat !!

  3. IndependentProgressiveIndependentProgressive says:

    I like it.
    It is different; probably captures some of this fellow's character.

    A little creativity once in awhile is refreshing — we will see plenty enough of the red, white and blue, block Helvetica yard signs come the fall campaigns, won't we?

  4. mamajama55mamajama55 says:

    I look forward to seeing this sign posted in the window of Pueblo Republican HQ. They've already got one of Baumgardner's old signs up. They had to do a big switcheroo when Gardner and Buck do-si-doed offices.

    Right next door to the Tancredo office, which is never, ever open. I'll post pics at some point.

  5. The realistThe realist says:

    There really is NUTHIN' holdin' up that hat!


  6. AristotleAristotle says:

    The image suggests Hulk Hogan in a cowboy hat. "Yeehaw brother!"

  7. DaftPunkDaftPunk says:

    Taking back Colorado and America…to the 19th century.

  8. JBJK16 says:

    All hatstache, co cattle.

  9. davebarnesdavebarnes says:

    It means I will vote for him. I mean, what is my other choice? Cory?

  10. Curmudgeon says:

    You don't like it? Buy me a better sign! 

  11. gertie97 says:

    The 'stache that roared.

  12. Gypsy Chief says:

    reminds me of 'Real Men Don't Eat Quiche' (book from 1970s) "Men who are not cowboys should not wear cowboy boots". Good advice, that.

  13. dwyer says:

    "All hat, no cattle"

  14. Nasty Womanyameniye says:

    That ain't milk dear

  15. LOLcakes says:

    Ride the Mustache! All the way to DC!

  16. I thought the Village People had retired.

  17. MapMaker says:

    'stash implants.

  18. exlurker19 says:

    Vote for the 'stache, it has more substance than the rest of him!

  19. Meiner49erMeiner49er says:

    So, does this mean that the campaign's theme song will be a remix of the Billy Idol classic?  i.e., "'stache without a face?"

  20. itlduso says:

    Let them eat… mustache crumbs.

  21. Thanks for the LOLs this morning. I think the "empty head" meme really works in responding to this logo – and kudos to JBJK16 for coining the term "hatstache"!

    But I also agree that this is an eye-catching outside-the-box sign that will probably work for some people.

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