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November 2nd, 2009
04:22 PM ET

Beat 360° 11/02/09

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:

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs dressed as Darth Vader in the east room greets parents, trick-or-treaters and local school children at the White House. (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:

Jay Kernis

"Dick Cheney, I am your father."

Viewer:

Ying Taur, New York City

"Press Secretary Robert Gibbs woke up and finally realized that this job really does change you."

_________________________________________________________________________________ Beat 360° Challenge


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soundoff (232 Responses)
  1. Karin chapman, Middleburg va

    "children, I am your uncle sam...come to the dark side and work in the personal death star.. I mean, white house and work for the goverment! Trust me, you wear a super cool black suit uniform and everything. Like storm troopers. So cool kids. Think your scared now? Just wait till you try to pay for collage. Mwahahaha."

    November 2, 2009 at 7:28 pm |
  2. Mark

    "President Obama, whose your daddy ?! "

    Mark
    Sacramento, CA

    November 2, 2009 at 7:27 pm |
  3. John - Corpus Chritsi, TX

    Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announces, perhaps the most
    questionable Government stimulus, and cash for weapons,
    program yet: "Cash for Light Sabers".

    November 2, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  4. Tarja, Finland

    I had a change of heart...I actually first thought being that Chewbacca guy. I would have been good making those growling noises..

    November 2, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  5. Anitha R (Scarborough, Ontario)

    Even if my political career fails, I always know there's room for acting. Hey if Jon Gosselin can do it, I can too!

    November 2, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  6. Dan in Kanas City

    For Halloween Robert Gibbs borrowed former VP Dick Cheney's costume.

    November 2, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  7. Michele Franklin-Hill, Virginia, USA

    Return of the comb over.

    November 2, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  8. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Does anybody want to light my saber?"

    November 2, 2009 at 7:21 pm |
  9. Barbara Boyd--Whites Creek, TN

    I am not Darth Vader....I'm scarier...I'm Dick Chaney.

    November 2, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  10. Kathy Farley

    For some reason, everyone is calling me Darth Evader!

    November 2, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  11. Tarja, Finland

    It was a trick getting in to this dress but is it a treat? What do you think?

    November 2, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
  12. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Alex, I'd like What's Black and White and Read All Over for $1000.

    November 2, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  13. Michele Franklin-Hill, Virginia, USA

    Gibbs: Is that a cell phone ringing I hear?

    November 2, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  14. Wyatt Knight

    "Just think. This might have been the standard uniform if McCain had been elected."

    -Wyatt Knight

    November 2, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  15. Acey Shaw, CA

    Late fee!...you said i had til 5pm Monday to return my costume!

    November 2, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  16. Richard Hine, New York City

    Just let "Halloween Candy" Crowley try and caption this!

    November 2, 2009 at 7:12 pm |
  17. Tarja, Finland

    Here`s a trick-or- treat for you, folks – seeing a man wearing tights.

    November 2, 2009 at 7:10 pm |
  18. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Why does this photo make me think of Dueling Banjos?

    November 2, 2009 at 7:10 pm |
  19. Michele Franklin-Hill, Virginia, USA

    Wayne's World 3 (Return of Garth Vader).

    November 2, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  20. Mike, formerly from Syracuse

    Put the mask back on Darth, pleeeease!

    November 2, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  21. Steve, Bend OR

    Press Secretary Gibbs announces he's joining the team at Fox News.

    November 2, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  22. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    I never wanted to be Press Secretary but they… FORCED me. Hahahah.

    November 2, 2009 at 7:05 pm |
  23. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Hillary!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  24. NICOLE, TACOMA, WA

    Oh, I thought yoiu said, :May the force be with you." So I dressed the part. But Biden must have said, "'A show of force."

    November 2, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  25. Terri from Atlanta

    Yippee! The costume contest begins now. How can I not win with
    this spiffy costume?!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  26. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Darthy from the Wizard of Cause.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  27. Mirav - Denver, CO

    ... and for my NEXT trick, I will make all the reporters in this room DISAPPEAR!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  28. Terri from Atlanta

    By day, I defend the President with my words, and by night, with
    this light saber.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  29. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    Don't throw it in the wash, that outfit is permanent Press.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  30. Mirav - Denver, CO

    Lo and Behold, children: This magic red wand will liquify all your candy!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  31. Mirav - Denver, CO

    The Jester tries to pass as Darth Vader.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  32. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    Don't laugh - our James Earl Jones act helped us vanquish Hillary in the primaries.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  33. Nazim in Houston

    So.... who want's free health care?

    November 2, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  34. Mark Hodges, Carmel, IN

    "The force is with you, young Fox, but you are not a legitimate news agency yet."

    November 2, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  35. muchogroucho

    "C'mon Mr President – one more dual. I promise not to poke you in the ear again".

    muchogroucho (michael cohen)
    nyc
    u s of a

    November 2, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  36. Kimberly Refosco Pittsburgh, PA

    Proof that the White House has crossed over to the dark side.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  37. steve- virginia beach, va

    Straight answers? This says that I don't have to and legitimate news organizations will agree. Or else.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  38. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    I want to be you when I grow up. No, I want to be YOU when I grow up. No, I want to be YOU when I grow up…

    November 2, 2009 at 6:41 pm |
  39. Gary Thierfelder Hudson WI

    As I warned you earlier..No Star Wars Missle Defense Questions!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  40. Laura, Roanoke, VA

    I don't have a clever caption tonight, but the funniest so far is Ed from Sidney, OH. Love it.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  41. Nadal Oris

    Wow! Barack, you are really cool !!!!!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  42. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    President Obama would never lie to the American people - that's my job.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  43. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    This silly outfit makes me look about as cheesy as most in the press pool thinks I am.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  44. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    It isn't regular plastic, it's Space Age plastic.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  45. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    NEVER sing Oklahoma on set!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  46. Suzanne Ramage

    Just when I thought I couldn't like this guy any less....

    November 2, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  47. sulli- northwest indiana

    Welcome to the dark side of politics.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
  48. Terri from Atlanta

    Robert Gibbs just got a look at Michelle Obama in her cat woman costume.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
  49. Craig in NorCal

    I decided to dress as Dark Vader because he spoke with authority, something I haven't been able to do since I accepted this job!

    November 2, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
  50. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    If I can't defend the president with spin, I will defend him to the death with my laser and this ridiculous outfit that the First Lady made me wear.

    November 2, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
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