Say What? Archive

What a long, strange strip it's been

Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive

  • December 22, 2012

    "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun...I call on Congress today, to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation."
    -- Wayne LaPierre, at NRA press conference
  • December 21, 2012

    "I wish to God she had had an M-4 in her office."
    -- Rep. Louie Gohmert on Sandy Hook principal Dawn Hochspring
  • December 19, 2012

    "We think it is poor form for a politician or a special interest group to try to push a legislative agenda on the back of any tragedy."
    -- NRA, after 2008 Northern Illinois shootings

    "Now is not the time to debate politics or discuss policy."
    -- NRA, after 2009 Binghampton massacre

    "At this time, anything other than prayers for the victims and their families would be inappropriate."
    -- NRA, after 2011 shooting spree that wounded Gabrielle Giffords

    "There will be an appropriate time down the road to engage in political and policy discussions."
    -- NRA, after 2012 Aurora massacre

    "NRA will not have any comment."
    -- NRA, after 2012 Newtown massacre
  • December 18, 2012

    "Wasn't the Connecticut killer just doing what abortionists do every day? It's a wonder we don't have more 20-year-old 'dads' doing what women and doctors have been an accomplice to for years in America. When you forget the Ten Commandments, people, this is what you get."
    -- Victoria Jackson
  • December 17, 2012

    "We ask why there is violence in our schools, but we have systematically removed God from our schools. Should we be so surprised that schools would become a place of carnage?"
    -- Mike Huckabee on Sandy Hook
  • December 15, 2012

    "Americans have an egalitarian approach to inequality: they want everyone to have an equal chance to become bettter off than everyone else."
    -- Louis Menand
  • December 14, 2012

    "He thinks ideologically: 'I must cripple the capitalist class; I must cripple the business owners; I must destroy the free enterprise system in America.'"
    -- Pat Robertson on President Obama
  • December 13, 2012

    "I'm telling you, Barack Hussein Obama has got to have a teleprompter because he fried his brain on drugs."
    -- former Texas GOP chair Cathie Adams
  • December 11, 2012

    "A lot of us are campaign officials -- or campaign professionals -- and we want to do everything we can to help our side. Sometimes we think that's voter ID, sometimes we think that's longer lines -- whatever it may be."
    -- GOP consultant Scott Tranter
  • December 10, 2012

    "I'm not advocating violence, but I think somebody should shoot Simon Cowell."
    -- Depeche Mode guitarist Martin Gore