Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
January 18, 2017"I find it hard to believe that he rushed to some hotel to meet girls of loose morals, although ours are undoubtedly the best in the world."
– Vladimir Putin, on Trump and Russia's prostitutes
January 17, 2017"We're going to have insurance for everybody...Much less expensive and much better."
– Trump on his replacement for Obamacare
January 15, 2017"I believe in trying to work with people. It will be hard...I don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president. I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected. They helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton."-- Rep. John Lewis"Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and falling apart (not to mention crime-infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results. All talk, talk, talk -- no action or results. Sad!-- Trump, on Lewis, a member of Congress since 1987"Definition of bad strategy; Trump saying 50 year fighter for civil rights John Lewis is 'all talk' over Martin Luther King holiday weekend."-- Matthew Dowd, chief political analyst for ABC News"
January 14, 2017"Dr. Carson feels he has no government experience, he's never run a federal agency."-- statement from Ben Carson aide"The last thing he would want to do was take a position that could cripple the presidency."-- Carson friend Armstrong Williams"Many members of this Committee with whom I've met have asked me why I would want to run HUD. It's a good question."-- Ben Carson, at confirmation hearing"
January 13, 2017"Need further proof that the fix was in from Pres. Obama on down? BUSTED: 19,252 emails from DNC leaked by WikiLeaks."-- tweet from Rep. Mike Pompeo, July 24, 2016"Do you think WikiLeaks is a reliable source of information?"-- Sen. Angus King, in hearing yesterday"I do not."-- Mike Pompeo"
January 12, 2017"All the dress shops are sold out in Washington. It's hard to find a great dress for this inauguration."-- Donald Trump"We have 200 dresses, if not more, in stock."-- Mae Shipe, owner of Mae's Dress Boutique"There's never been less demand for inaugural ball gowns in my 38 years."-- Peter Marx, owner of Saks Jandel"
January 11, 2017"The world was gloomy before I won -- there was no hope."
– Donald Trump
January 10, 2017"Why is everything taken at face value? You always want to go with what's come out of his mouth rather than what's in his heart."-- Kellyanne Conway, on her boss"I'd been waiting to hear those words from a mainstream political candidate all my life... We're almost intoxicated. We don't have any power -- but now we're close enough to smell it."-- white supremacist Gerald Martin, on first hearing Trump speak"
January 09, 2017"The person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter, someone he outranked in privilege, power, and the capacity to fight back...I still can't get it out of my head...This instinct to humiliate, when it's modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody's life, because it kind of gives permission for other people to do the same thing."-- Meryl Streep on Trump"One of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood... A Hillary flunky who lost big."-- President-Elect Trump in response"
January 09, 2017"Only reason hacking of the poorly defended DNC is discussed is that the loss by the Dems was so big that they are totally embarrassed."-- Donald Trump"Let's stare this reality square in the face: PEOTUS is pro-Putin and believes Julian Assange over the CIA. On Jan. 20 we will be less safe."-- former Department of Defense spokesman George Little"