Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
February 19, 2017"The media lies."-- Trump, 1/5/17"Media is fake...Dishonest."-- Trump, 1/9/17"A lot of the media is actually the opposition party...They're very dishonest people."-- Trump, 2/1/17"The public doesn't believe you people any more."-- Trump on media, 2/16/17"The fake news media (failing New York Times, NBC News, ABC, CBS, CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!"-- Trump, 2/17/17"If you want to preserve democracy as we know it, you have to have a free and many times adversarial press...The first thing that dictators do is shut down the press. I'm not saying that President Trump is trying to be a dictator, I'm just saying we need to learn the lessons of history."-- Sen. John McCain, 2/19/17"
February 18, 2017"He is so overconfident and yet so logically unconvincing that my interpreter friends and I often joke that if we translated his words as they are, we would end up making ourselves sound stupid."
– Japanese translator Chikako Tsuruta, who interprets Trump for CNN, ABC, and CBS
February 16, 2017"The press, honestly, is out of control. The level of dishonesty is out of control."-- Trump"Our opponents, the media and the whole world will soon see as we begin to take further actions, that the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned."-- Trump senior policy adviser Stephen Miller"
February 15, 2017"Information is being illegally given to the failing New York Times and Washington Post by the Intelligence community (NSA and FBI?). Just like Russia....Classified information is illegally given out by 'intelligence' like candy...This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton's losing campaign."
– Trump tweets
February 14, 2017"The president likes maps."
– National Security Council official
February 13, 2017"If you can't produce peace in the Middle East, nobody can."
– Trump shout-out to son-in-law Jared Kushner, at pre-Inaugural dinner
February 12, 2017"An example of somebody who's done an amazing job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice."
– Trump on Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), speaking at launch ceremony for Black History Month
February 11, 2017"But he's a killer."-- Bill O'Reilly on Putin"There are a lot of killers. You think our country's so innocent?"-- Trump in response"One could argue that's the most anti-American statement ever made by the president of the United States, to confuse American values with Putin, who is running a criminal oligarchy, who kills people abroad and at home, who imprisons journalists...It's hard to know what to think about it."-- retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey"
February 10, 2017"It's a wonderful line. I own some of it. I'm going to give a free commercial here. Go buy it today, everybody. You can find it online...She's his daughter, and [Nordstrom is] using her...to get to him. I think people could see through that. 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff' is what I would tell you."
– Kellyanne Conway pitching Ivanka Trump's clothing line on "Fox and Friends"
February 09, 2017"I was a good student. I understand things. I comprehend very well, better than I think almost anybody."