Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
December 09, 2012
"One of the reasons I believe in jazz is that the oneness of man can come through the rhythm of your heart. It's the same anyplace in the world, that heartbeat. It's the first thing you hear when you're born -- or before you're born -- and it's the last thing you hear."
-- Dave Brubeck, RIP
December 08, 2012
"Can anyone even imagine how the press would have reacted if Fox News hosts and conservative personalities had stopped by the Bush White House to discuss policy? They would have been rightly outraged."
-- Laura Ingraham newsletter on MSNBC anchors meeting with Obama
"The New York Times reported in October 2006 that Bush hosted a group of conservative personalities including Ingraham, Fox News host Sean Hannity (who also met with Bush at the White House the following year), and Fox News contributor Mike Gallagher.
-- Erik Hananoki of Media Matters for America
December 06, 2012
"Bacon is truly the marijuana of meats."
-- Keith Knight
December 03, 2012
"The Grinch is trying to steal our holiday...The atheists don't like our happiness. They don't want you to be happy...They're miserable, so they want you to be miserable. They want to steal your holiday away from you."
-- Pat Robertson on the 'War on Christmas'
November 30, 2012
"I think what this fellow is tapping into...is the fact that people don't want any meaning right now. It is just sort of like a drug and that seems to be what most people seem to want right now. Not reality, not feeling, not meaning. The meaning is that it means nothing."
-- Fox News psychiatrist Keith Ablow on PSY's 'Gangnam Style'
November 29, 2012
"Grover Norquist. The two most terrifying words a Republican can hear, other than, 'Buenos dias!'"
-- Stephen Colbert
November 28, 2012
"They're going to react right down to the last point where there's going to be blood and hair and eyeballs all over the floor and they're going to come up with something."
-- former Sen. Alan Simpson on the fiscal cliff
November 27, 2012
"The Republican Party, the strategists, the consultants, they firmly believe that early voting is bad for Republican Party candidates. [The new Florida law shortening the early voting period was] done for one reason and one reason only...'We've got to cut down on early voting because early voting is not good for us.'"
-- Jim Greer, former head of the Florida Republican Party
"The only thing that makes any sense as to why this is happening and being done is voter suppression...It's frankly unconscionable."
-- former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist
November 26, 2012
"I would submit that scientists cannot tell us the age of the earth. The only way we can know the age of the earth is if we have eyewitness testimony of somebody who was there."
-- Dr. Terry Mortenson, who has a Phd in the history of geology
November 21, 2012
"I liked it the way it was. It's not going to be like that anymore."
-- Dennis Miller on America