Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
July 31, 2017"The fish stinks from the head down. But I can tell you two fish that don't stink, and that's me and the president."
– Anthony Scaramucci on White House staff
July 30, 2017"When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough, and I said, 'Please don't be too nice.'"
– Trump speaking to law enforcement officers on Long Island
July 29, 2017"It's a failed experiment. It is totally gone.... Dead.... It's broken, it's collapsing. It's gone.... It's out of business.... It's dead!"
– Trump on Obamacare over recent months
July 27, 2017"Reince is a f***ing paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac.... He'll be asked to resign very shortly... I'm not Steve Bannon, I'm not trying to s*** my own c***.... What I want to do is I want to f***ing kill all the leakers."
– WH Director of Communications Anthony Scaramucci to New Yorker reporter
July 27, 2017"Nobody takes things more personally than me. When somebody says something personal about me, I hate them for the rest of my life. It's probably wrong, but I hate people. Do you understand that? I hate 'em...I never recover from it."
– Trump, during fifth season of 'The Apprentice'
July 26, 2017"[Obamacare] was a big, fat, ugly lie... [Democrats] run out, they say 'Death, death, death.' Well Obamacare is death. That's the one that's death."-- Trump"Sometimes they say 'He doesn't act presidential.' And I say, 'Hey look -- great schools, smart guy -- it's so easy to act presidential.' But that's not going to get it done... With the exception of the late, great Abraham Lincoln, I can be more presidential than any president that's ever held this office. That I can tell you. It's real easy."-- Trump"
July 25, 2017"I said, 'Who the hell wants to speak about politics, when I'm in front of the Boy Scouts?'... You know, I go to Washington and I see all these politicians, and I see the swamp and it's not a good place. In fact, today I said we ought to change it from the word 'swamp' to the word 'cesspool' or perhaps to the word 'sewer,' but it's not good. Not good. And I see what's going on... Fake news, fake news... And believe me, I'd much rather be with you... The Scout Law says a Scout is trustworthy, loyal. We could really use some loyalty, I will tell you that..."
– Trump, speaking to 40,000 Boy Scouts at the quadrennial national Jamboree
July 24, 2017"I sometimes wonder if what he is about is making Russia great again. I really wonder about that sometimes."
– former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, on Trump
July 22, 2017"Donald Trump's family has done more for this country than any Democrat elected official."
– Fox News host Jesse Waters
July 21, 2017"So pre-existing conditions are a tough deal. Because you are basically saying from the moment the insurance, you're 21 years old, you start working and you're paying $12 a year for insurance, and by the time you're 70, you get a nice plan."
– Trump on health insurance