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October 27th, 2008
07:17 PM ET

Beat 360° 10/27/08

Ready for today's Beat 360°?

Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too.

Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite!

Here is the 'Beat 360°’ pic:

Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin calls her mother to wish her a happy birthday during a campaign speech at the Asheville Civic Center in Asheville, N.C. on Sunday.

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions!

Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE: Check out our Beat 360° Winners!


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Update: Today's winner is Jenn from Monrovia, California, who wrote:
Hi there Mom, I’m using a lifeline, can you think of any other examples where McCain’s been a ‘maverick’?


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soundoff (101 Responses)
  1. Anne Morgan - GA

    Mom, Senator Stevens was convicted on all counts -you betcha!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  2. San, Miami, FL

    Mom, I'm thinking of pulling a Johnny Fairplay, are you in?

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  3. Bart from Chicago

    Happy Birthday Mom, Isn't that Tina Fey great ! Flying all that way to take my place at your birthday party.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  4. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Rather than answering touch questions at a campaign event, Sarah Palin answers the phone instead!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  5. Laura, St. Paul, Minnesota

    John McCain's brother, Joe, calls Sarah Palin for a traffic update

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  6. Amy, Plainsboro NJ

    Do I look more like a Walmart Mom in these jeans??

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  7. Putzel in Waco, TX

    Hi Mom! Happy Birthday! Did you like the clothes?

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  8. Sara

    Palin answers:
    "Hello. I'm calling for John McCain and the RNC..."

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  9. obamabotstransform

    "Sure I'll participate in your poll. Do I have to vote for either one?

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  10. Laura

    Sure mom, I will quit wearing clothes that cost that much, I know I was raised differently!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  11. V.W. - Rochester, NY

    Hello. Starting on November 5th, I'd like to apply as an intern for the white house.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  12. Russ - Utah

    Oh hi John. No, I don't need your help tonight. I think they like me better without you!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  13. Daryl - Richmond, VA

    Hi, Saks – I have a few returns.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  14. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    Gov. Palin wears her $25 jeans to a campaign rally after being criticized for her $150,000 wardrobe.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  15. Scott, San Diego, CA

    Nieman Marcus calls Sarah Palin on the campaign trail to inform her that the RNC check for her clothing purchases has bounced. As a result, Sarah must now go back to wearing her own clothes.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  16. Anne Morgan - GA

    Mom, I've got some more clothes for you to take to the consignment shop.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  17. Ed Smiley

    Governor Palin, please, please put the Karl Rove audio prompter behind your hair so the camera won't see it!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  18. Sarah Thompson, St. Joseph IL

    Hi Mom! Can you call me in sick today? Im not feeling very mavericky today.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  19. Donna

    John, I told you these thrift shop jeans were too small!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  20. Anabel Rodriguez

    Palin: " Hello sis, you are not going to believe this, I am wearing a pair of $500.00 jeans!"

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  21. Janet McCrory, Arkansas

    Mom, happy birthday to you. Yeah, I know Elizabeth from the View introduced me, Saturday. Boy she is almost as maverickie as me..

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  22. Cheryl, Walterboro, SC

    You've got a sick grandma? Well, well, my mother has a birthday! Take that!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  23. Erik in Upper Saddle River, NJ

    Hey John, I just got asked that pesky question again! Tell me one more time what a VP does!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  24. Diane Horne Lindenhurst, IL

    Is this Sarah? Is this Sarah Palin?" Sarah Barracuda Palin?"

    October 27, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  25. Greg Perry Hall, MD

    "No Mom, I can't start my 2012 campaing until we "officially" lose. I'm tryin hard to make it happen though"

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  26. Nathan from Calgary, Canada

    Yes that's right, I'll need 100 large pepperoni pizzas....wait, do you still offer the free cheesy bread?

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  27. mike kingsston ny

    Guilty. Oh Sen. Stevens not me thanks god.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  28. Jeremy - Atlanta, GA

    "That's right Mom, I am already campaigning for 2012"

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  29. Laura

    No mom, you can't have a date with McCain! He is too old for you!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  30. Scott, San Diego, CA

    I cant believe im getting a Robo-Call from John McCain!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  31. Rishabh Rathod, Lancaster PA

    "Hello, this is not a robo-call
    -no don't hang up
    -This is really Palin..."
    (other end hung up)

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  32. Ray from DC

    See this bulky Blackberry? Those handlers wanted to get me an iPhone.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  33. izzie from richmond, canada

    Palin: "what? you want me to go back to SAK and spend more money before you looses your job, don't worry honey, Obama will spread his wealth so you don't even have to worry about making money"

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  34. V.W. - Rochester, NY

    Hi Mom. I'm on tv. How's my hair?

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  35. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    Hello Gov. Palin, this is your fellow Maverick Sen. McCain...Please slowly walk away from the podium, I think you've said enough for the day, thanks you.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  36. Bart from Chicago

    Nice try Barack, pretending to be my mother. Look I already told Michelle, I won't take a dive. John and I are winning this election !

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  37. Scott, San Diego, CA

    Hey Mom! Thanks for the birthday wish. How did you get out of the sanitarium?

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  38. Cindy

    I told ya I'd be ready to answer that phone call at 3 AM in the morning.

    Cindy...Ga.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  39. Michael Phelps

    Hiya Mom!!!!! No, no I haven't given all my $150,000 in clothes to charity yet. I just thought my jeans would be a better look for me in "real America" Ashville.

    Yes mom, I will make sure you get first dibs on the clothes before I give them away. Just consider it my birthday gifts to you!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  40. karen

    Karen Michigan

    Hi Mom

    No you can not have the red jacket for your birthday

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  41. Karen Fuller

    "Really?? 2012!"

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  42. John from Stockton, California

    That's right, you heard me, I want $100 on Obama to win.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  43. Ken Kirupa

    After one month walking behind McCain, I am also walking like you mom.

    Toronto, Canada

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  44. Cindy Panackia

    No, really,
    these are my own clothes,
    my own phone, and
    my own husband,
    -pretty soon I will be my own home in my own state

    Cindy
    Riverview, MI

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  45. Anne Morgan

    Mom, look, I'm on AC Beat 360!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  46. susan Stansfield, Lindenhurst, IL

    What do you mean you know what I did last Summer!

    October 27, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
  47. JB - Jackson, MS

    Tell me again what the VP does?

    October 27, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
  48. Rishabh Rathod, Lancaster PA

    The McCain campaign decided to stop robo-calls...

    October 27, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
  49. Anthony - Apex, NC

    Hi John. I decided maverick wasn't maverick enough, so I'm goin' rogue.

    October 27, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
  50. John from Stockton, California

    What do you mean this is the only outfit I have to wear for the rest of the campaign?

    October 27, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
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