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July 30th, 2009
03:46 PM ET

Beat 360° 7/30/09

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 President Barack Obama holds up a piece of half eaten fruit as he leaves a town hall meeting on healthcare reform at Kroger's Supermarket in Bristol, Virginia. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/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.

UPDATE – BEAT 360º WINNERS

Staff:

Jack Gray

You know what would make this taste even better? A frosty Bud Light.

Viewer:

Angela, Arizona

You don’t drink beer? That’s ok, how about some fruit then?

__________________________________________________________________________________ Beat 360° Challenge


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soundoff (292 Responses)
  1. Thang "tong" Nguyen

    (. . .Just keep on smiling and walk slow towards the exit. Hopefully no one will ask me to pay for this apple, this time)

    July 31, 2009 at 6:06 am |
  2. Ann, Hawaii

    Mmmm..I have a piece of peach stuck in my tooth. Now I have to be careful when i smile.

    July 31, 2009 at 4:51 am |
  3. Kadi Randall, Federal Way, WA

    Outraged about the national budget, an angry protester attempted to impeach the President Obama. Luckily the Commander-in-Chief's ninja-like reflexes moved in to save the day.

    July 31, 2009 at 2:20 am |
  4. Kadi Randall, Federal Way, WA

    Behold my new healthcare plan! And it only costs 69 cents a day! Take that, Republicans!

    –Kadi Randall, Federal Way, WA

    July 31, 2009 at 2:08 am |
  5. Kadi Randall, Federal Way, WA

    No, I don't like it. Beer tastes better.

    July 31, 2009 at 1:58 am |
  6. Kadi Randall, Federal Way, WA

    Who replaced my apple with this wax dummy?

    July 31, 2009 at 1:52 am |
  7. Steve Lauryn

    Don't laugh. We'll all be selling these things on street corners if my recovery plan doesn't take off.
    –Steve Lauryn, Koloa, HI.

    July 31, 2009 at 1:44 am |
  8. crystak

    this fruit reminds me of bush admininstration – leaves a long long sour effect

    July 31, 2009 at 1:40 am |
  9. Tim Singer - Redwood City, CA

    You should do something about the rats in this place.

    July 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  10. Isabel, Brazil

    Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy do get into, but hard to get out of.

    July 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  11. Isabel, Brazil

    It’s useless to waste time and words’ explaining what is this, so let’s get down to business.

    July 30, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  12. Catherine - Montreal, QC Canada

    I wish somebody had told me it was a fake...

    July 30, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  13. Isabel, Brazil

    If Boo gets a whiff of bacon grease on my shoes, it followed me around all evening.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  14. Isabel, Brazil

    Sometimes I have to get away for a few precious moments to think about life.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  15. Lee Arphai, Chapel Hill

    Health reform, it's the apple of my eye!

    July 30, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  16. Isabel, Brazil

    He (the fruit) probably wouldn’t get a look in 10 years ago

    July 30, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  17. Steve, Bend OR

    Right after I finish this peach, I'm going to smoke a cigarette.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  18. Patty A Banks Palmdale, Ca.

    It took me more than 2 weeks to prepare a good impromtu speech on peaches!

    July 30, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  19. Lee Arphai, Chapel Hill

    Health reform and apples, now those are things you can really sink your teeth into!

    July 30, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  20. Isabel, Brazil

    I don’t believe you’re still trying to get a handle on the exact goals of the Project.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  21. Joe Anello - Dracut, MA

    You know folks, Healthcare & the economy...it's all apples and oranges.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  22. Isabel, Brazil

    It’s a growing economy. I see good things happening with this economy.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  23. Lee Arphai, Chapel Hill

    An apple a day will bring heath reform someday.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  24. Ed - Sidney, OH

    If it was only as SIMPLE as "An apple a day, will keep the doctor away."

    July 30, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  25. Linda, Upstate, New York

    Ah, another perk of the presidency.....free fruit!

    July 30, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  26. Brian Ahern

    Easier to take a bite out of this than a bite out of Health Care!

    July 30, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  27. Daryll G... Edmonton Canada

    Let's all sit down and I'll tell you the story of how I threw out the first pitch this year ..."again"

    July 30, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  28. grant

    After tasting this fruit when I get back to Washington I am repealing dont ask dont telll

    July 30, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  29. Daryll G... Edmonton Canada

    I am eating this because no one should have something hard to throw at me thats the size of a baseball...

    July 30, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  30. Georgeanna, Carney's Point, NJ

    Can't smile now, damn it. I have apple peel stuck between my teeth.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  31. Ed - Sidney, OH

    What's worse than find a worm in your apple?
    A half eaten one!

    July 30, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  32. Divya Kumar Tampa FL

    Bite this, oh naysaying one. No longer will you have to keep the doctors away.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  33. Georgeanna, Carney's Point, NJ

    See, Rush, I'm not a racist. The white worms are every bit as sweet.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  34. Daryll G... Edmonton Canada

    This fruit is going the way off the stimulis money...down the crapper...

    July 30, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  35. Dallas

    Little do they know that I have been soaking this in vodka the past four days.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  36. Daryll G... Edmonton Canada

    I am not going to spit this piece of plastic fruit out in front of the press no matter what......

    July 30, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  37. Jeff DeZiel, Minneapolis MN

    President Obama's controversial healthcare plan leads directly to his im-peach-ment.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  38. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Sir, that will be 49 cents please............ sir?

    July 30, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  39. Dallas

    Thats not organic. Who put pinky and the brain in charge of my snacks?

    July 30, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  40. Ed - Sidney, OH

    While were here we should probably pick up a 12 pack of "Bud Light" and some snacks for tonight.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  41. Patty A Banks Palmdale, Ca.

    Yes! my Presidency will not only put a chicken in evert pot, but a peach in every fruit bowl!

    July 30, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  42. Thomas Montoya - Irving, Texas

    Secret Service Agent standing in the background: Oh #$%^, I thought they said to check the peaches before the photo with fruit op.

    July 30, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
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