Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
March 20, 2013
"Do you want to know what the foreign policy of Iraq is to the United States? (Gives the finger.) F*** the United States! That's what it is -- and that's why we're going to get him."
-- George W. Bush, at a Congressional breakfast, September 2002
March 19, 2013
"F*** Saddam. We're taking him out."
-- George W. Bush, March 2002, a year before invasion
March 18, 2013
"If they disarm."
-- Fox's Roger Ailes, on the condition by which he would donate to Muslim charities
March 15, 2013
"When I heard that we were first going to Iraq, some very smart people told me 'We're actually going for the oil,' and I said, 'Alright, I get that. There's nothing else. I get it.' We didn't take the oil...We should take it and pay ourselves back."
-- Donald Trump
March 13, 2013
"I don't think there is any Bush baggage at all."
-- Jeb Bush, on running for president
March 10, 2013
"Now that the US is set to light a fuse for a nuclear war, [our] revolutionary armed forces...will exercise the right to a pre-emptive nuclear attack to destroy the strongholds of the aggressors."
-- North Korean government statement in response to new UN sanctions
March 08, 2013
"It's classic. Somebody proposes this thing, under the guise that women are being beat to a pulp in this country because of the Republican War on Women. Women are being beat up, they're being mistreated all over the place. So we need a federal law saying you can't do it anymore. So now the Democrats get all of this credit for being compassionate, tolerant, understanding, protective of women."
-- Rush Limbaugh, on the recent re-authorization of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act
March 07, 2013
"Go run on Dunkin'!"
-- Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts employee to fleeing roiled robber, after throwing hot coffee in his face
March 06, 2013
"We have no doubt that commander Chavez was attacked with this illness. The old enemies of our fatherland looked for a way to harm his health."
-- Venezuelan VP Nicolas Maduro
March 05, 2013
"These devastating across-the-board cuts first proposed by the president will affect the lives of so many hard-working Americans."
-- House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers
"Will the economy be adversely affected by a 2.4 percent reduction in government spending? I think not...This is a quite modest reduction. We ought to be doing a lot more than this."
-- Senate Minority Leaders Mitch McConnell
"I don't know whether it's going to hurt the economy or not."
-- House Speaker John Boehner