July 22nd, 2009
05:22 PM ET

Beat 360º 7/22/09

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:

US Vice President Joe Biden and Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili gesture toward the ceiling at the presidential residence in Tbilisi. Biden arrived in Georgia on a mission to reassure the ex-Soviet state of continued US support as Washington seeks to retool its approach to Russia and its ex-Soviet neighbors. (Photo credit: VANO SHLAMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


Staff Winner:

Gary Tuchman

An international custom: politicians holding their fingers to the wind.

Viewer Winner:

Seth, Philadelphia, PA

Joe Biden and Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili share a moment while listening to Josh Groban’s “You Raise Me Up.”

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soundoff (350 Responses)
  1. Art Gonzales

    VP Biden leads a round of 'this little light of mine.....'

    July 23, 2009 at 8:48 am |
  2. Raymond

    WOW President Saakashvili, you are right! There really are footprints on your ceiling!

    July 23, 2009 at 8:34 am |
  3. George Held

    "Vee are numberr vone."
    "No, we are number one."

    July 23, 2009 at 7:53 am |
  4. Cooper

    Biden to translater; "What the .... he pointing at?
    Translater; Kingdom

    July 23, 2009 at 4:35 am |
  5. Ahmad Ali Furqan

    Put your hands down Biden, It's my turn to go

    July 23, 2009 at 3:22 am |
  6. Simon

    Biden: :"I concur,The moon has Asia marked to take lead. Glad i lost the race. Like my Brotha boss would put it, It's going down"

    July 23, 2009 at 3:19 am |
  7. Tamika Day

    Look! a Place To Hide!

    July 23, 2009 at 2:56 am |
  8. ann, HI

    Whooo! Lookit! It's Michael Jackson moonwalking up there!

    July 22, 2009 at 10:22 pm |
  9. Przemek (poland)

    biden: "up there"
    saakashvili: "no, secret eye from russia is still there"

    July 22, 2009 at 10:19 pm |
  10. teddy atlanta

    look mr president it is just a clean sky nothing up there.really?

    July 22, 2009 at 10:13 pm |
  11. Lori

    Is that Spiderman? No. It's Anderson showing off. After that dangerous bite in Ghana, Anderson has shown amazing talent at climbing walls. He's nearly reached the ceiling!

    July 22, 2009 at 10:13 pm |
  12. Lauren, Parsippany, NJ

    Oh, I didn't realize Georgians use the index finger to flip the bird toward Russia.

    July 22, 2009 at 10:10 pm |
  13. susan in ill

    Look! Up in the sky!
    It's a bird!
    No, it's a plane!
    No, It's Obama!

    Strange American President with words and advisors above those of mortal men.

    July 22, 2009 at 10:08 pm |
  14. Wendel from Ohio

    Jolly Green Giant, we'll pick your nose.

    July 22, 2009 at 10:08 pm |
  15. Arash

    Biden: I don't see Alaska from here, is that Alaska?
    Saakashvili: No silly, don't hold you finger like this, we use that like the middle finger in Georgia...

    July 22, 2009 at 10:03 pm |
  16. Doug - Huntsville, Al

    Biden: "To the top I tell ya, I'm going straight to the top."
    Mikheil: "That top?"

    July 22, 2009 at 10:00 pm |
  17. Patricia Smith

    Here comes 'Pointer'....Here comes 'Pointer'...There you are...There you are....

    See how easily we can solve the world's problems.....just have to play like children.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:58 pm |
  18. Scott

    As a politician I've found the best way to deal with any situation is to wait and see which way the political winds are blowing.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:57 pm |
  19. Doug - Huntsville, Al

    "To the top I tell you. I'm going straight to the top."
    "That top?"

    July 22, 2009 at 9:54 pm |
  20. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    How many politicians does it take to supervise the maintenance man changing a compact fluorescent light bulb?

    July 22, 2009 at 9:51 pm |
  21. Ken Hall

    What U-2? I don't see no stinkin' U-2.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:50 pm |
  22. Christine

    North to Alaska from here too?

    July 22, 2009 at 9:49 pm |
  23. Lima, Peru

    Okay, Joe! I understand you want to concentrate on the here and now, but we must never forget our past.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:49 pm |
  24. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    US Vice President Joe Biden and Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili rock the presidential residence in Tbilisi with 'Polka Polka Polka'!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:48 pm |
  25. eleanor coombs, ga

    By golly, I see him too. That is the great Anderson. The AC should be on in 14 minutes. Hooray!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:45 pm |
  26. Aric Martinez, San Francisco

    Look, I think that's Putin's webcam up there

    July 22, 2009 at 9:44 pm |
  27. Mariana,Rockville,MD

    US VP: So, why is the ceiling made with glass?
    Georgian President: We promote transparency , you can see the guest`s bathroom above us and a little bit down there is my swimming pool.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:40 pm |
  28. eleanor coombs, ga

    Bring your finger back down Joe, the speaker didn't mean Georgia, USA, he is asking for the representative of Georgia Soviet Union.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:39 pm |
  29. Jeannette (Shamong, NJ)

    One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do...

    July 22, 2009 at 9:38 pm |
  30. Chuck George

    I think I see Star Wars! There it is!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:37 pm |
  31. Lily, Blackshear, Ga

    Da Plane! Da Plane!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:36 pm |
  32. Aric Martinez, San Francisco

    Look, there goes President Obama’s Hope Blimp

    July 22, 2009 at 9:36 pm |
  33. Dave from Indiana

    Look North, you can see Sarah Palin over there in Alaska.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:33 pm |
  34. marie shear,knoxville tn

    Up in the air jr.birdmen, with their noses to the ground.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:31 pm |
  35. Joe G. (Illinois)

    See..! We in Georgia can afford roofs over our heads even without slaves from Africa or undocumented workers from Mexico building them for us.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:29 pm |
  36. st

    Where is Anderson Cooper? He is my favorite reporter, because he digs in and gets the facts firsthand. We miss him?

    July 22, 2009 at 9:26 pm |
  37. "BigD, Pristine Lakes, Northern Minnesota

    "Not only will this picture not look any good, but "You" won't look much good either unless you finally straighten up that "darn finger", like Mine, see?"

    July 22, 2009 at 9:19 pm |
  38. Deanna Matheuszik

    Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to Vice President Biden: Since both our jobs are, as your predecessor John Adams so eloquently said, "the most insignificant office ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived," let's practice a routine and audition for the World's Got Talent!!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:14 pm |
  39. Ken Hall

    My boogski is bigger than your boogski!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:14 pm |
  40. Mary Charlotte Hall

    You put your right hand in,
    You put your right hand out,
    You put your right hand in,
    And you shake it all about,

    You do the hokey pokey
    and you turn yourself around
    That what it's all about.

    July 22, 2009 at 9:13 pm |
  41. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! No, it's a Russian spyplane! No, it's Super Obama saving America's healthcare system!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:13 pm |
  42. sharon Fairbanks, alaskas

    Put your right finger up, put your right finger down, do the hokey pokey and turn yourself around!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:06 pm |
  43. Sandee Bianco, Palm Harbor, Fl

    "The sky is falling!" "no, it's not" Guess which one said what?

    July 22, 2009 at 9:06 pm |
  44. Phil (Phoenix, Arizona)

    Okay! Toss the onion rings!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:05 pm |
  45. Shema

    I feel insecure.......is there a peep hole up there?

    July 22, 2009 at 9:04 pm |
  46. sharon Fairbanks, alaskas

    Made you look!

    July 22, 2009 at 9:04 pm |
  47. Karen, Regina Canada

    Biden: My president likes going like this when he meets foreign leaders says 'pull my finger'

    Mikheil: Like this? Then what happens?

    Biden: Just don't say I didn't warn you

    July 22, 2009 at 9:04 pm |
  48. Shema

    Where is pointer, where is pointer, here I am , here I am ...............

    July 22, 2009 at 9:01 pm |
  49. Shawn D Shaw

    Biden saids its rude to point, Saakashvili answers, but when in Rome.....Biden... "wait a minute, i'm not in Rome"??

    July 22, 2009 at 8:54 pm |
  50. Sue, Victor, NY

    The Vice President enlists President Saakashvili's help in pushing the Dow over 9000.

    July 22, 2009 at 8:53 pm |
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