Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
March 25, 2017"The president clings to his assertion like a drunk to an empty gin bottle."
– Wall Street Journal on wiretap claim
March 24, 2017"Go with our plan. It's going to be terrific."
March 23, 2017"Nobody should underestimate how much [Trump campaign chairman and chief strategist] Paul Manafort did to get this campaign to where it is right now."-- Newt Gingrich, last August"Paul Manafort played a very limited role."-- Sean Spicer, on Monday"
March 22, 2017"When anyone criticizes the honesty or integrity or motives of a federal judge, I find that disheartening and demoralizing."-- Judge Neil Gorsuch, at confirmation hearing yesterday"Somebody said I should not criticize judges. Okay, I'll criticize judges."-- Trump, at fundraiser a few hours later"
March 21, 2017"They're bad people, folks."-- Trump, on journalists"I have my own form of media."-- Trump, on Twitter"
March 20, 2017"We have a great plan. We have a plan that's getting more and more popular."
– Trump on the American Healthcare Act
March 19, 2017"Well, you know, I love to read. Actually, I'm looking at a book, I'm reading a book. I'm trying to get started. Every time I do about a half a page, I get a phone call that there's some emergency, this or that...I don't get to read very much, because I'm working very hard on lots of different things, including getting costs down."
– Trump, interviewed on Fox News
March 18, 2017"Donald Trump doesn't really care about domestic policy, he mostly cares about testosterone. He wants to increase funding for every program that seems manly, hard, muscular and ripped, like the military and armed antiterrorism programs. Indeed, the Trump budget looks less like a political philosophy and more like a sexual fantasy."
– David Brooks, in NYT column
March 17, 2017"We can't spend money on programs just because they sound good."-- Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, on plan to cut funding for Meals on Wheels, by which volunteers deliver warm food to over a million older Americans"A good cut...We're going to take all this stuff that comes out of the EPA that's brainwashing our kids, that is propaganda, things that aren't true, allegations."-- Sen. Jim Inhofe, endorsing proposed 30% budget cut for the Environmental Protection Agency"
March 16, 2017"Does anybody really believe that a reporter, who nobody ever heard of, 'went to his mailbox,' and found my tax returns?"-- Trump tweet re Pulitzer-winning NYT reporter David Cay Johnston, who received and released two pages of Trump's 2005 tax return"Donald's had my home phone number for years. He's called me at home in the past."-- Johnston"