Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
June 14, 2013
"I watch these Khmer Rouge feminists try to take over the military, this looked like an attempted coup to me...I know most of the sexual assault cases are invented, I know it for a fact...'Oh, I didn't want to go on a date with him, I feel threatened, I feel uncomfortable.' They're now calling that sexual assault."
-- radio host Michael Savage on hearings on sexual assault in the U.S. military
"Those who think that it is okay to behave in a way that demeans or exploits their colleagues have no place in this army...Female soldiers and officers have proven themselves worthy of the best traditions of the Australian army...If that does not suit you, then get out...The standard you walk past is the standard you accept."
-- Australian Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, on related problems
June 13, 2013
"When you get something that has the name Kanye West on it, it's supposed to be pushing the furthest possibilities. I will be the leader of a company that ends up being worth billions of dollars, because I got the answers. I understand culture. I am the nucleus...The Michael Jordan of music...I am so credible and so influential and so relevant that I will change things."
-- Kanye West, in recent NYT interview
June 11, 2013
"He's a traitor."
-- House Speaker John Boehner on Edward Snowden
"Hero of the Year."
-- Michael Moore
"Treason...Bring back the death penalty."
-- Fox News analyst Ralph Peters
"The man for which I have waited. Earmarks of a real hero."
-- Glenn Beck
"An act of treason."
-- Sen. Dianne Feinstein
"When you have a dictatorship or an authoritarian government, truth becomes treasonous...For somebody to tell the American people the truth is a heroic effort."
-- Ron Paul
June 10, 2013
"Debilitating stupidity... If he thinks the Democrats are going to love him for being the guy who plays fair rather than takes the political opportunity, he's crazy."
-- former House Majority leader Dick Armey on Chris Christie holding election for Lautenberg's replacement
June 07, 2013
"The young folks coming in to each of your services are anywhere from 17 to 22 or 23. Gee whiz, the hormone level created by nature sets in place the possibility for these types of things to occur."
-- Sen. Saxby Chambliss, testifying on Military Sexual Assault before the Senate Armed Services Committee
"Sex crimes in the military -- they are a real issue...What baffles me is the way [MSNBC] prioritizes these issues...If these were liberal groups targeted by George W. Bush, they would not be covering sex assault in the military, okay?...It's unbelievable what they consider to be priorities."
-- Fox News' Andrea Tantaros
June 05, 2013
"I just don't feel competent to answer. I can't tell."
-- Donald Rumsfeld, asked if President Obama has switched sides in the War on Terror
June 04, 2013
"I can't comprehend what I just saw. I feel sick."
"Crying right now because George R.R. Martin ruins hopes and dreams."
"What I just witnessed hurts more than when my parents got divorced."
"Watching this series was the worst decision of my life."
"Spare yourself the agony. Watch a different show. I need a therapist."
"You know why the end credits had no music? The sound of your sobbing and sniffling is the music."
-- tweets re Sunday's "Red Wedding" episode of Game of Thrones
June 03, 2013
"What's sex like at your age?"
-- Dr. Oz, interviewing Martha Stewart
May 31, 2013
"This is Obama's America. It's like the Soviet Union. He said he would change the country... and a lot of people voted for him. And if you see any of those people today, do me a favor and punch them in the face."
-- Fox News' Andrea Tantaros
May 30, 2013
"Women. No one understands them. They don't even understand themselves. Books and books and books have been written about it, and no one understands it."
-- Nebraska state Sen. Bill Kinter, on what the "biggest mystery" is