Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
December 24, 2017
"We have no intentions of firing Bob Mueller. We are continuing to work closely and cooperate with him. We look forward to seeing this hoax wrap up very soon."
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders
December 23, 2017
"[Kushner] was taking meetings with Russians to get additional stuff. This tells you everything about Jared. They were looking for the picture of Hillary Clinton taking the bag of cash from Putin. That's his maturity level."
December 22, 2017
"When we make a decision... we don't expect those we've helped to target us... The US will be taking names."
-- UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on vote condemning Trump's Jerusalem announcement
"All these nations that take our money and then vote against us at the Security Council or the assembly... Let them vote against us, we'll save a lot. We don't care."
"You've restored American credibility on the world stage."
-- Vice President Mike Pence on Trump
December 21, 2017
"We have essentially repealed Obamacare, and we will come up with something much better."
December 20, 2017
"My accountants are going crazy...It's going to cost me a fortune, this thing. Believe me. Believe me. This is not good for me."
-- Trump on GOP tax bill
"There are a number of provisions that would negatively impact the president personally....[He] will likely take a big hit."
-- WH press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders
December 19, 2017
"People that don't know me, they like to say I watch television -- people with fake sources. You know, fake reporters, fake sources. But I don't get to watch much television. Primarily because of documents. I'm reading documents. A lot."
December 18, 2017
"Yes, I believe they did."
-- U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, asked last week if the Russian government meddled in the 2016 election
-- Attorney General Jeff Sessions on whether the Trump administration has done enough to prevent Russian interference in future elections
"Every time [Putin] sees me, he says, 'I didn't do that.' And I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it...."
December 17, 2017
"The stench coming out of the FBI and Justice Department is like that of a Third World country where money and boys and clubs decide elections. It's time to take them out in cuffs."
Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro
December 15, 2017
"That's been the playbook in our government for so long: distract, disrupt, hurt, bash, defame, do whatever you can for your own political gain. It's sad that we don't have more morals or character or whatever it is."
December 14, 2017
"We are living in a fake news era."
-- Syrian President Bashar Assad on Amnesty International report that 13,000 people have been killed in one of his prisons
"There is no such thing as Rohingya. it is fake news."
-- Myanmar state official on accusations of genocide
-- Spain's foreign minister on reports of police violence against Catalonian protestors, backed up by photos and video
"This is what we call 'fake news' today, isn't it? The era of post-truth..."
-- Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro on world media reporting on his country
"Trump is right, fake news is the enemy, something China has known for years."
-- People's Daily, official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party