Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
January 25, 2018
"There's no collusion. I couldn't have cared less about Russians having to do with my campaign."
January 24, 2018
"Does the applicant speak English? Can they support themselves and their families financially? Do they have a skill that will add to the U.S. economy?"
-- WH adviser Stephen Miller, whose grandmother arrived in the U.S. in the early 1900s speaking only Yiddish, according to the Resistance Genealogy project
"We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies."
-- Rep. Steve King, whose grandmother arrived from Germany at the age of four
"So Dan, let's say Victor Scavino arrives from Canelli, Italy, in 1904, then brother Hector in 1905, brother Gildo in 1912, sister Esther in 1913, and sister Clotilde and their father Giuseppe in 1916, and they live together in New York. Do you think that would count as chain migration?"
-- #ResistanceGenealogy founder Jennifer Mendelsohn to chain migration foe and WH director of social media Dan Scavino
January 23, 2018
"I'm going to do very restrained, if I use it at all."
Trump in November 2016, on using Twitter as president
January 22, 2018
"Negotiating with this White House is like negotiating with Jell-O."
-- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer
"Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks."
--Trump in 'The Art of the Deal'
January 20, 2018
Women's March 2018 signs:
Make America Smart Again
First We Marched, Now We're Running (For Office)
Does This Ass Make My Country Look Small?
Grab 'em By The Midterms
Super Callous, Facist, Racist, Sexist, Braggadocious
Women Are The Wall And Trump Will Pay
Too Much Bulls*** For One Sign
They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds.
Elect A Clown, Get A Circus
Without Hermione, Harry Would Have DIED
I know signs. I make the best signs. They're terrific. Everyone agrees.
January 20, 2018
"This is government, seemingly, by a bunch of drunks."
MSNBC anchor Brian Williams on shutdown
January 19, 2018
"We've been dealing with this hoax for the better part of a year. If we have to endure the ridiculousness for another month we can certainly handle it."
WH press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Mueller investigation
January 18, 2018
"Trump can't seem to improve his approval rating, perhaps because of the troubling fact that half of the voters we spoke to think he is mentally unstable."
Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, which indicates Trump's disapproval rating is 57%
January 17, 2018
"The Fake News media (failing NY Times, CNN, NBC News and many more) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American people."
-- Trump, 2017
"We are in an era in which the authoritarian impulse is reasserting itself...It is a testament to the condition of our democracy that our own President uses words infamously spoken by Josef Stalin to describe his enemies. It bears noting that so fraught with malice was the phrase 'enemy of the people,' that even Nikita Khruschev forbade its use, telling the Soviet Communist Party that the phrase had been introduced by Stalin for the purpose of 'annihilating such individuals' who disagreed with the supreme leader."
-- Sen. Jeff Flake on Senate floor this morning
January 16, 2018
"When he tweets it's out of his mouth, and sometimes it might not be clear, but at least it is exactly what he thinks."
-- Ivana Trump on her ex-husband
"The single greatest Witch Hunt in American history continues... Russia and the world is laughing at the stupidity they are witnessing."
-- Trump on Mueller investigation