Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
October 21, 2017"If you want to get into a debate with a four-star marine general, I think that's something highly inappropriate."-- White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to reporter questioning veracity of comments by chief of staff Kelly"Inside the [United States], disrespect is shown for him. This is a regrettable component of the U.S. political system... He won honestly."-- Vladimir Putin on Trump"
October 20, 2017"I'd say it was a 10...I give ourselves a 10... We have provided so much, so fast."-- Trump, asked to rate the response to Puerto Rico"In nine months, we have done more, they say, than any president in history."-- Trump on his administration"
October 19, 2017"May be the most accomplished presidency in modern history." -- Fox host Lou Dobbs "What a wonderful statement from the great Lou Dobbs." -- Trump tweet"
October 18, 2017"To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe for the sake of some half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems is as unpatriotic as an attachment to any other tired dogma of the past that Americans consigned to the ash heap of history."-- John McCain, in remarks upon receiving the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal"People have to be careful because at some point I fight back. I'm being very nice. I'm being very, very nice. But at some point I fight back, and it won't be pretty."-- Trump, in response"
October 17, 2017"President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn't make calls."-- Trump, on talking to the families of slain service members"An outrageous and disrespectful lie even by Trump standards."-- Ben Rhodes, former Obama deputy national security adviser"A f***ing lie...He's a deranged animal."-- Alyssa Mastromonaco, former Obama depty chief of staff of operations"
October 16, 2017"You...don't want it to lead to a witch hunt atmosphere, a Salem atmosphere, where every guy in an office who winks at a woman is suddenly having to call a lawyer to defend himself.""
– Woody Allen on Harvey Weinstein sexual assault accusations
October 15, 2017"President Trump defined 'fake news' the way Joseph Stalin defined 'enemies of the people': if they offer a slightest objection to his rule they must be wrong. And they must be silenced."
– international affairs professor Nina Khrushcheva, great-granddaughter of Nikita Khrushchev
October 14, 2017"Nobody could have done what I've done for Puerto Rico with so little appreciation. So much work!"
October 13, 2017"I spent my twenties trying to get old men's tongues out of my mouth."
– Emma Thompson on being a woman in Hollywood
October 12, 2017"It's frankly disgusting the way the press is able to write whatever they want to write. And people should look into it."