Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
September 27, 2017"The NFL has all sorts of rules and regulations. The only way out for them is to set a rule that you can't kneel during our National Anthem!"-- Trump"I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag. I know that I am a black man in a white world."-- Jackie Robinson, 1972"[Trump is] a very angry man...His anger is getting the best of him...He's brought the NFL to its knees, effectively, in reverence toward the ideals he's betrayed."-- Bill Moyers"
September 26, 2017"They can do free speech on their own time. They have the right to have their First Amendment off the field."-- Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on NFL players"Another ungrateful black multi-millionaire."-- former congressman Joe Walsh on Stevie Wonder taking a knee"They're not only free to earn millions of dollars every year, but they're also free from the worry of being shot in the head for taking a knee, like they would be if they were in North Korea."-- pastor Robert Jeffress, Trump evangelical advisor"
September 25, 2017"Courageous Patriots have fought and died for our great American Flag -- we must honor and respect it!...[Football] players should not be allowed to disrespect our great American Flag (or country)...Kneeling is not acceptable."-- Trump"He's not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren't captured."-- Trump on Sen. John McCain"
September 24, 2017"Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!"-- Trump"U bum...Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!"-- LeBron James"
September 23, 2017"Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, say 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. He's FIRED!'"-- Trump"Trump is a lot tougher on Colin Kaepernick than on Vladimir Putin. Protesting American anthem: bad. Subverting American democracy: no big deal."-- Max Boot"
September 22, 2017"Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime."-- Trump on Kim Jong Un"I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire."-- Kim in response"A madman..."-- Trump"
September 21, 2017"Africa has tremendous business potential. I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich. I congratulate you. They're spending a lot of money."
– Trump at a UN lunch with African leaders
September 20, 2017"I was your guest at Bastille Day. It was one of the greatest parades I've ever seen. It was two hours on the button, and it was military might, and I think a tremendous thing for France and for the spirit of France. We're going to have to try and top it... We're actually thinking about Fourth of July, Pennsylvania Avenue, having a really great parade to show our military strength."
– Trump, to President Emmanuel Macron of France
September 19, 2017"Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner. The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!"
– Trump tweet
September 18, 2017"I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night. Asked him how Rocket Man is doing. Long gas lines forming in North Korea. Too bad!"-- Trump tweet"One thing about President Trump: He doesn't stand on protocol at all. He's just a fun guy."-- Sen. Chris Collins on Trump tweets"