Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
March 14, 2017"I am going to take care of everybody...much better than they're being taken care of now...The government's going to pay for it...People are going to be able to go out and negotiate great plans with lots of different competition, with lots of companies, with great companies. And they can have their doctors, they can have their plans, they can have everything."
– Trump on health care, during the campaign
March 13, 2017"I think there's a lot more shoes to drop from this centipede."
– Sen. John McCain on relations with Russia
March 12, 2017"You guys get it. You understand the freedoms... so many of which we've lost where I come from, in the People's Republic of New York... I can say that and mean it because I see it."
– Donald Trump, Jr., in a speech to Texas Republicans
March 11, 2017"Measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do, and there's tremendous disagreement about the degrees of impact. So no, I would not agree that [carbon dioxide] is a primary contributor to the global warming that we see."
– new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt
March 10, 2017"His tweet speaks for itself...If this happened, this would be the greatest abuse of power and overreach that's probably ever occurred in the executive branch."-- WH spokesperson Sarah Huckabee on Trump's wiretap accusation"You keep saying 'If, if, if.' The president of the United States said it was a fact...He said 'Just found out...' That's not an if..."-- Martha Raddatz"...Look, I think he's going off of information that he's seen that has led him to believe that this is a very real potential...He's talking about 'Could this have happened?' 'Did this happen?'"-- Huckabee"
March 09, 2017"Trump has a pair of twos, at best. The IC has a royal flush."
– anonymous member of intelligence community, to a reporter
March 08, 2017"An act of mercy."
– House Speaker Paul Ryan on repealing Obamacare and replacing it with the GOP plan
March 07, 2017"There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder for less. But they too had a dream that one day their sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, great grandsons, great granddaughters might pursue prosperity and happiness in this land." -- HUD Secretary Ben Carson "Immigrants? In the bottom of SLAVE SHIPS??!! Muthaf***a PLEASE!!!"-- Samuel L. Jackson in response"
March 06, 2017"The publishers are presenting The Camp of Saints as a major event, and it probably is, in much the same sense that Mein Kampf was a major event."-- Kirkus, in 1973, reviewing the French novel in which Third World immigration leads to the end of Western Civilization"It's been almost a Camp of the Saints-type invasion into Central and then Western and Northern Europe."-- Steve Bannon, 2015"The whole thing in Europe is all about immigration. It's a global issue today... It's really an invasion. I call it the Camp of Saints."-- Steve Bannon, 2016"[The book] is shockingly racist, and to have the counselor to the president see this as one of his touchstones, I think, says volumes about his attitude."-- columnist and Fox News analyst Linda Chavez"
March 05, 2017"Bad (or sick) guy!"
– Trump on Obama