January 20th, 2011
04:43 PM ET

Beat 360° 1/20/11

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:

First lady Michelle Obama is flanked by Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S., while speaking about food availability and affordability during a news conference, on January 20, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/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 360° Winners:

Sam Meyer
“As God is my witness, I thought arugula could fly.”


Leigh Grant, Kitchener, On. Canada
“I swear to tell the fruit, the whole fruit and nothing but the fruit, so help me god.”

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soundoff (94 Responses)
  1. Cherie Muerth,Tennessee

    Although we grow our own vegetables at te White House, I am hear to promise you that WalMart produce is fine for everyone !

    January 20, 2011 at 9:36 pm |
  2. Wern Yang Keh, Buffalo NY

    Michelle Obama: Eat your veggies children! Or else mama is gonna get you!

    Bill Simon: *gulp* children, you heard the lady..

    Michelle Obama: Oh yea, be afraid children. Be very very afraid if you never eat your veggies...

    January 20, 2011 at 9:28 pm |
  3. Ken A, Culver City, CA

    I am strongly opposed to a nanny state. Now go home and eat your vegetables.

    January 20, 2011 at 9:25 pm |
  4. Braden Tidwell

    "Minimum of 5 Fruits and Veggies to purchase to save money and your health at Wal-Mart"

    January 20, 2011 at 9:19 pm |
  5. Randy Rettinger

    I swear, if those Secret Service dudes have my little girls up there at the McDonald's when I am back here trying to push these wacky fruits and veggies, them boys are gonna lose their jobs!

    January 20, 2011 at 9:15 pm |
  6. Rodney

    "What did the five fingers say to the fatman selling Junkfood? .... SLAP!!"

    January 20, 2011 at 9:14 pm |
  7. Paulette

    I swear, I did not squeeze his lemons.

    January 20, 2011 at 9:11 pm |
  8. Maria S, Canada

    Alright, I admit. It was me who added brcoccoli on the menu.

    January 20, 2011 at 9:11 pm |
  9. Rodney

    Michelle-care is a healthy plan we can all afford and it's available at a Walmart near you.

    January 20, 2011 at 9:09 pm |
  10. john stevens TORONTO

    Undrestanding that her husband will soon be out of work Michelle Obama swears allegiance to the Walmart family and secures herself a job.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:59 pm |
  11. Tammy Kellum

    Too bad she didn't buy that dress she's wearing from Walmart, our stock would have went through the roof.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:59 pm |
  12. Nancy S. - NJ

    Michelle Obama: All in favor of rollback prices on fruits and veggies say "Aye!"

    January 20, 2011 at 8:56 pm |
  13. Jean Hermitage, PA

    Simon says raise your hand.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:54 pm |
  14. marshall dooley

    Yup. I set up all those peppers by myself. Just lil ole me!

    January 20, 2011 at 8:51 pm |
  15. john stevens TORONTO

    Michelle Obama speaks out against the discriminatory practice of giving preferential seating to the yellow peppers.

    (fixed sp)

    January 20, 2011 at 8:50 pm |
  16. Sabra mackenzie

    I, Michele Obama, solemnly swear to protect and serve these noble fruits and vegetables you see behind me from unfair growing practices and big fat bugs.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:49 pm |
  17. David Horner Missoula Montana

    I eat my veggies mom promise!

    January 20, 2011 at 8:44 pm |
  18. Patty-CA

    I.. Michelle Obama do solemnly swear, to get the Presudent of the United States of Aneruca to eat less burgers & fries & more of that stuff behind me!

    January 20, 2011 at 8:40 pm |
  19. Darren Hunter

    nanu, nanu, greetings from Planet Walmart...

    January 20, 2011 at 8:36 pm |
  20. Anssuya,SG

    Michelle: Raise your hand to place a bid on my colourful homegrown vegetables

    January 20, 2011 at 8:29 pm |
  21. Lori Bennett

    I'm serious! I used to be able to do the vulcan salute.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:27 pm |
  22. Mario Zarkovic, Toronto, Canada

    Michelle Obama raises her hand in an attempt to calm the angry crowd after they learn that Walmart will no longer sell twinkies and donuts. Bill Simon looks on rather concerned.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:24 pm |
  23. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Who wants gum? I do. I do.

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 20, 2011 at 8:21 pm |
  24. Sandy PA

    "If I catch you with transfats, I'll smack you upside the head."

    January 20, 2011 at 8:21 pm |
  25. Lucy Ke

    "I can never do that Vulcan sign, but Barack and the girls can."

    Lucy Ke
    Atlanta, GA

    January 20, 2011 at 8:19 pm |
  26. Sandy PA

    "Next on my agenda is to unionize all Walmart employees."

    January 20, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  27. Mario Zarkovic, Toronto, Canada

    "I do solemnly swear that I will do all I can to help in the fight against obesity. We will encourage all Americans to eat healthier. I will show my support by wearing this outfit made out of used potato sacs."

    January 20, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  28. Terry Marr Evandale, New Brunswick, Canada

    Live long and prosper.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  29. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Michelle Obama arm wrestles all challengers.

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 20, 2011 at 8:14 pm |
  30. john stevens TORONTO

    Michelle Obama, recently hired by Walmart yells out " green peppers 5 for a dollar"

    January 20, 2011 at 8:14 pm |
  31. john stevens TORONTO

    We have captured these vegetables, and forced the surrender of the entire vegetable army. The President sends me with tidings of great joy to proclaim the end of the veggie wars. Mission accomplished!

    January 20, 2011 at 8:13 pm |
  32. Sandy PA

    "I swear, I shop at Walmart every Saturday. Love it."

    January 20, 2011 at 8:12 pm |
  33. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    Don't tell me Walmart will have 'fruit machines'.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:11 pm |
  34. Cynthia, KC MO

    "This is a 'W' for Walmart, not a 'live long and prosper'!"

    January 20, 2011 at 8:10 pm |
  35. Patty-CA

    1st Lady: I swear any reference to fruit & Republicans was truly unintentional

    January 20, 2011 at 8:10 pm |
  36. Christine Hodge

    I promise to ensure the President eats his vegetables everyday.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:10 pm |
  37. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    We have to remember not to compare apples to oranges.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:07 pm |
  38. Ed - Sidney, OH

    Repeat after me: "I promise to eat all my vegetables, before dessert."

    January 20, 2011 at 8:04 pm |
  39. Shane-Justin Nu'uhiwa

    "For liberty and health to all."

    January 20, 2011 at 8:03 pm |
  40. Leigh Grant, Kitchener, On. Canada

    I swear to tell the fruit, the whole fruit and nothing but the fruit, so help me god.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:02 pm |
  41. Wyatt Knight - New York

    "Live long & prosper."

    -Wyatt Knight

    January 20, 2011 at 7:54 pm |
  42. Joseph Rapai

    London , Ontario

    " Honestly , these " veggies" are directly from my White House Garden ... Right Billy ?

    January 20, 2011 at 7:53 pm |
  43. Bill Makin

    "ughh now everyones going to know we're overcharging on produce... But isle 4 has two-for-one snack cakes!!"

    January 20, 2011 at 7:52 pm |
  44. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    Walmart president & CEO Bill Simon enlists the First Lady to deliver the Walmart cheer:

    Give me a W!
    Give me an A!
    Give me an L!
    Give me a squiggly!
    Give me an M!
    Give me an A!
    Give me an R!
    Give me a T!

    January 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm |
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