Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
July 24, 2012"I don't want everybody to vote. As a matter of fact, our leverage in the elections quite candidly goes up as the voting populace goes down."
– Conservative leader Paul Weyrich
July 23, 2012"Voter ID, which is going to allow Gov. Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania: Done."
– PA state House Republican leader Mike Turzai on the year's legislative accomplishments
July 21, 2012"Six."-- number of books written by the cast of Jersey Shore"Fifty."-- percentage of those books written by Snooki"
July 20, 2012"Snooki, Newt. Newt, Snooki."-- Jay Leno introducing Snooki to Newt Gingrich on the Tonight Show"What up?"-- Snooki, to Newt"
July 19, 2012"No, sir. I feel that it was all God's plan and not for me to second-guess or judge it."
– George Zimmerman, asked if he regrets getting out of the car with a gun and following Trayvon Martin
July 18, 2012"I know that you recognize that a lot of people help you in a business. Perhaps the banks, the investors. There's no question your mom and dad. Your school teachers. The people that provide roads, the fire, and the police. A lot of people help."-- Mitt Romney, in the course of criticizing the fifth line in the following out of context"If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."-- Barack Obama"
July 17, 2012"I wish this president would learn how to be an American."-- former NH Gov. John Sununu, in official Romney campaign conference call"[Obama is] a radical ideologue, a ruthless politician who despises the country and the way it was founded and the way in which it became great. He hates it."-- Rush Limbaugh"
July 16, 2012"With regard to any foreign investments, I understand, and you understand of course, that my investments have been held by a blind trust, have been managed by a trustee. I don't manage them. I don't even know where they are."-- Mitt Romney, campaigning against Barack Obama in 2012"The blind trust is an age-old ruse."-- Mitt Romney, campaigning against Ted Kennedy in 1994"
July 14, 2012"The rigidity of those pledges is something I don't like. The circumstances change and you can't be wedded to some formula by Grover Norquist. It's -- who the hell is Grover Norquist, anyway?"
– President George H.W. Bush
July 13, 2012"Is there a V.I.P. entrance? We are V.I.P."-- guest at a Romney event in the Hamptons"Tell them who's on your yacht this weekend! Tell him!"-- Carol Simmons, a guest at a Romney Hamptons fundraiser"Obama's a socialist."-- Ted Conklin, speaking from his gold Mercedes outside a Romney Hamptons fundraiser"I don't think the common person is getting it. Nobody understands why Obama is hurting them."-- guest at a Romney Hamptons fundraiser, speaking from her Range Rover"