Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
February 17, 2018
"Every thoughtful person knows something horrible is going on in American society. Tragedies like this happen for a reason, and it probably doesn't have a lot to do with guns... [The] vital conversation [about what's going on] has been drowned out and made impossible by mindless screeching about gun control... What exactly does that mean, 'sensible gun reforms'?"
-- Tucker Carlson
"Predictable, frankly insane, and intellectually lightweight."
-- Sean Hannity on gun control debate
February 16, 2018
"Irrespective of efforts that were made by foreign powers, it is the universal conclusion of our intelligence communities that none of those efforts had any impact on the outcome of the 2016 election."
-- VP Mike Pence
"The intelligence community has neither the authority nor the capability to make such a judgment as to whether there was or was not impact on the election. And we did not say that."
-- former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper
February 14, 2018
"Take everything you've heard and multiply it by 50."
former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, on working for Trump
February 14, 2018
"If he is not a Muslim we should call him 'President Barry.'"
CA congressional candidate Antonio Sabato, on Obama
February 11, 2018
"The motto of the Olympics, since 1894, has been 'Faster, Higher, Stronger.' It appears the U.S. Olympic Committee would like to change that to 'Darker, Gayer, Different.' If your goal is to win medals, that won't work."
Fox News executive editor John Moody, in a column later deleted from the Fox website
February 10, 2018
"Watergate times 1,000...Proves that the entire basis of the Russian investigation was based on lies that were bought and paid for by Hillary Clinton and her campaign... The Mueller investigation is and was a witch hunt from the beginning... [It] must be shut down... The people responsible must go to jail... The special counsel must be disbanded immediately. And, by the way... all charges against Paul Manafort and General Michael Flynn need to be dropped."
Sean Hannity on Nunes memo
February 09, 2018
"It's not my circus, not my monkeys. I'd like to say not my problem, but I can't say that because, it's bad...It's gonna not be okay, it's not. It's so bad."
-- Omarosa Manigault on the White House
"Yeah, I believe you. I had an inkling things weren't going to be okay when Trump hired Omarosa to work in the White House."
-- Stephen Colbert
February 08, 2018
"Oh, but did we catch them in the act, or what?... They are very embarrassed. They never thought they were going to get caught. We caught them. Hey, we caught them. It's so much fun. We're like the great sleuth."
February 07, 2018
"I fulfilled the calling that God gave me. So the question is: Am I being called to do this now? I don't know."
-- former MN congresswoman Michele Bachmann, on running for Al Franken's senate seat
"Michele Bachmann: NO.
-- billboard that subsequently appeared on rooftop in St. Paul
February 06, 2018
"They were like death. And un-American. Somebody said 'treasonous.' I mean -- yeah I guess, why not. Can we call that treason? Why not. I mean, they certainly didn't seem to love our country very much."
Trump on Dems not applauding at his SOTU address