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January 8th, 2010
04:25 PM ET

Beat 360° 1/8/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture 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:

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano speaks as Assistant to the President for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security John Brennan listens during a media briefing at the White House January 7, 2010 in Washington, DC.

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.

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soundoff (165 Responses)
  1. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    "Is this the button to close the New York Stock Exchange?" asks a flustered Janet Napolitano.

    January 8, 2010 at 8:23 pm |
  2. Carlos Alvarez

    Janet Napolitano: woah, John...you did not just do that.

    January 8, 2010 at 8:23 pm |
  3. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    "Are we there yet?" asks a flustered Janet Napolitano.

    January 8, 2010 at 8:23 pm |
  4. Shawn Hendricks - Fairplay, MD

    "Which one of you is Simon Cowell?" asks a noticeably flustered Janet Napolitano.

    January 8, 2010 at 8:15 pm |
  5. Andrew De Rosa

    Is she really going to say what I think she is going to say? said John Brennan

    January 8, 2010 at 8:14 pm |
  6. Anthonia-Bay Area!

    John Brennan wonders why Janet is matching with him

    January 8, 2010 at 8:14 pm |
  7. Craig in NorCal

    Wait a minute....it looks like her notes are written in Arabic!

    January 8, 2010 at 8:12 pm |
  8. Michael Graves

    What do you mean there was a terrorist attack? I thought we were here to talk about this cold snap!

    January 8, 2010 at 8:10 pm |
  9. Rob Boyajian

    ...Hmmm...maybe I should personally oversee installation and testing of the new body scanners...What's the airport code for Beach City, USA?

    (Rob from Long Beach, CA)

    January 8, 2010 at 8:09 pm |
  10. Bob - Massillon, OH

    In the interest of safety, Secretary Napolitano announces that beginning immediately, all air travelers will be required to fly commando.

    January 8, 2010 at 8:05 pm |
  11. Rick K. Dover, NH

    "I don't think my head should roll–maybe, bounce a little."

    January 8, 2010 at 7:57 pm |
  12. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Who needs a body scanner...I'll just undress you with my eyes."

    January 8, 2010 at 7:56 pm |
  13. Ed - Sidney, OH

    What, me worry?

    January 8, 2010 at 7:52 pm |
  14. jeff in Cincinnati

    BRENNAN thinking: "If she describes the bomb as 'anatomically congruent', I'm leaving."

    January 8, 2010 at 7:50 pm |
  15. Lisa, Louisville, KY

    "Would you like fries with that?" Napolitano and Brennen show off their variety of job skills in the event they get the boot.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:48 pm |
  16. Belal

    Oh man, she has that embarrassing photo of me last holiday season with me dressed up as one of Santa's little helpers and she's gonna show it to everybody!

    January 8, 2010 at 7:47 pm |
  17. John - Corpus Christi, TX

    Janet Napolitano tries to make light of the new govenment defense
    against the "underwear bomber". "If you enjoyed Revenge of the Nerds, you will love operation panty raid."

    January 8, 2010 at 7:40 pm |
  18. Mike, formerly from Syracuse

    OK, as a deterrent to future airline bombing attempts we'll be putting Dutch tourists on every flight.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:38 pm |
  19. Emily M. - Las Vegas, NV

    Look, I didn't think it was my responsibility to personally check the guy's underwear. Do you check peoples underwear on a regular basis? Because I don't.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:35 pm |
  20. Molly Harrisonburg, VA

    Janet Napalitano assures the media that the flying saucer seen on Oct. 15th was just a weather balloon. John Brennan quietly disagrees.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:32 pm |
  21. JC-Los Angeles

    "Like AIG, Bank of America, WAMU, Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Countrywide, General Motors and Chrysler, my organization is flawless."

    January 8, 2010 at 7:31 pm |
  22. jeff in Cincinnati

    BRENNAN thinking: "Just don't say 'undie bomber', Janet."

    January 8, 2010 at 7:31 pm |
  23. Tim Gibson

    In response to the terrorist attack on Christmas Day we will be working together on Beat 360 to sharpen our skills.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    January 8, 2010 at 7:30 pm |
  24. Tim Gibson

    What do you get when you cross systemic failure with a buck, a mug shot on Beat 360.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    January 8, 2010 at 7:30 pm |
  25. Scott

    Hey John, here's a copy of my resume

    January 8, 2010 at 7:27 pm |
  26. Linda, Upstate, New York

    REPORTER: So, you're telling us that if YOU stepped into a full-body scanner right now, it would be able to detect a bomb in YOUR underwear?

    NAPOLITANO: Depends.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:27 pm |
  27. Kara from Charlottesville, VA

    To stay hip with the youngsters, the Department of Homeland Security hosts and Avatar-themed briefing where everyting is blue.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:25 pm |
  28. Pat, Oak Hill, Ohio

    What? You think It's my fault?

    January 8, 2010 at 7:24 pm |
  29. Kathy Farley

    Frick and Frack, trying to avoid another attack.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:23 pm |
  30. Kara from Charlottesville, VA

    As Secretary Napolitano fields a question from CNN, John Brennan wonders, "who in the H-E-double hockey sticks is Wolf?"

    January 8, 2010 at 7:22 pm |
  31. sue scott

    I'll take responsibility too.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:22 pm |
  32. Greg S. in Los Angeles

    "First I'd like to say thank you all for removing your shoes"

    January 8, 2010 at 7:21 pm |
  33. Pat, Oak Hill, Ohio

    Am I on the guess list? What? It's right here.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:21 pm |
  34. Tarja, Finland

    Must get a prescription for new lenses...I can`t see a thing! Sure hope no one will notice...

    January 8, 2010 at 7:20 pm |
  35. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Guy thinking: I've had a secret crush on Janet for a long time. My fantasy is to see her behind one of those see-thru airport screening machines!

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 8, 2010 at 7:19 pm |
  36. Joey

    lets see how can i pin the blame on her?
    Joey Tovar
    San Antonio, TX USA

    January 8, 2010 at 7:18 pm |
  37. Brian K New York

    As U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano speaks ,John Brennan reflects on how ironic it is that a guy with a bomb in his underwear caught us with our pants down ...

    January 8, 2010 at 7:16 pm |
  38. Terri from Atlanta

    Brennan thinking...."Janet, please don't say 'the system worked'.
    Say anything but that!"

    January 8, 2010 at 7:14 pm |
  39. Breanna Johnson

    That could've been me up there..

    I soo deserved her job

    January 8, 2010 at 7:11 pm |
  40. Tim Gibson

    Tonight on America's Most Wanted Janet and John escape the finger and we need your help in bringing the criminals responsible to justice.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    January 8, 2010 at 7:10 pm |
  41. Murshamir Sangkula, Philippines

    This Victoria's Secret IS Kevlar, honey.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:10 pm |
  42. Murshamir Sangkula, Philippines

    Victoria's Secret is-Kevlar.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:06 pm |
  43. Murshamir Sangkula, Philippines

    The understudy understood it is not his night.

    January 8, 2010 at 7:03 pm |
  44. Isabel Siaba (Brazil)

    We are safe! Oh, wait a minute…

    January 8, 2010 at 7:01 pm |
  45. Terri from Atlanta

    No, I do not plan to color my gray so that my hair is all one color.
    Next question!

    January 8, 2010 at 7:01 pm |
  46. Gary Thierfelder

    Just as any Safe..it takes a Combination of Effort, from the Numbers to the Right, and the Numbers to the Left...

    January 8, 2010 at 7:01 pm |
  47. Don-------------Oswego, IL.

    Sorry we dropped the ball Mr. President,--But we promise,-- From

    now on it we'll make it safe even for "Balloon Boy" to fly again !!

    '

    January 8, 2010 at 6:55 pm |
  48. Terence McSweeney , Kennett Square PA

    "Clearly there's been a lack of communication between the key departments of security...excuse me sir, can I help you ???"

    January 8, 2010 at 6:44 pm |
  49. Brandon K. Millbury, MA

    After taking a page from Facebook , the U.S. decides to encourage Americans to wear underwear that coincides with the terror threat level.

    January 8, 2010 at 6:43 pm |
  50. Tim Gibson

    This is your brain on systemic failure.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    January 8, 2010 at 6:37 pm |
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