Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
September 24, 2016"We want to get on with the campaign."
– Donald Trump, asked why he had acknowledged President Obama's American birth, after years of birtherism
September 23, 2016"Every critic, every detractor, will have to bow down to President Trump. It's everyone who's every doubted Donald, who ever disagreed, who ever challenged him. It is the ultimate revenge to become the most powerful man in the universe."
– Omarosa Manigault
September 22, 2016"I don't think there was any racism until Obama got elected. We never had problems like this... Now, with people with the guns, and shooting up neighborhoods, and not being responsible citizens, that's a big change. And I think that's a philosophy that Obama has perpetuated on America. I think that's his responsibility... If people have jobs and go to work and do what they're supposed to do, there is no racism."
– Ohio Trump campaign county chairperson Kathy Miller
September 21, 2016"I can't support somebody who lies for a living."
– Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway on Hillary Clinton
September 20, 2016"We need to be doing an hour, two hours a night of real biography, running it over and over, of what Trump's life and record have been about. Because they are at absolute odds with the mythical and lying story that he has told us."
– Carl Bernstein
September 19, 2016"I believe without a shadow of a doubt that this is the last election. This is it. This is the last election."
– Trump adviser and former Rep. Michele Bachmann
September 18, 2016"I think Donald Trump is a very generous man, to have employed tens of thousands of people, both genders certainly, from all walks of life, over the years."-- Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, when asked by CNN's Alisyn Camerota for proof that Trump has given "tens of millions" to charity"But that's not charity. I mean, employment is not charity."-- Camerota"It's pretty darn impressive."-- Conway"
September 17, 2016"[Hillary Clinton is] very much against the Second Amendment. She wants to destroy your Second Amendment. Guns, guns, guns, right? I think what we should do is, she goes around with armed bodyguards like you have never seen before. I think that her bodyguards should drop all weapons...they should disarm immediately. Take their guns away. She doesn't want guns. Let's see what happens to her. Take their guns away, okay, it would be very dangerous."
– Donald Trump
September 16, 2016"I don't know. Was it a birth certificate? You tell me. Some people say that was not his birth certificate. I'm saying I don't know. Nobody knows."-- Donald Trump in 2013, two years after President Obama released his long form birth certificate"I don't know. I really don't know."-- Trump, asked if he thinks Obama was born in the U.S., 2015"I'll answer that question at the right time. I just don't want to answer it yet."-- Trump, asked this week by the Washington Post if he still believes Obama was not born in the U.S."
September 15, 2016"As a businessman and a very substantial donor to very important people, when you give, they do whatever the hell you want them to do."-- Donald Trump, 2015"I've given to everybody. Because that was my job. I gotta give to them... Because when I want something, I get it. When I call, they kiss my ass."-- Trump, 2016"