Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
March 31, 2015"I don't believe for a minute that whatever happened to Harry Reid has anything to do with an exercise machine...[He] looks like and is acting like...and behaving like somebody who may have been beaten up."-- Rush Limbaugh"When a guy shows up at a Las Vegas emergency room on New Year's Day with severe facial injuries and broken ribs and gives an explanation the functional equivalent of 'I walked into a doorknob,' it isn't hard to guess that he ran afoul of mobsters."-- Powerline blogger John Hinderaker"
March 28, 2015"The line 'Make America great again' -- the phrase, that was mine. I came up with it about a year ago, and I kept using it. And everybody's now using it. They are all loving it. I don't know, I guess I should copyright it. Maybe I have copyrighted it."-- Donald Trump"Let's Make America Great Again."-- 1980 Reagan-Bush campaign slogan"
March 27, 2015"You know, it used to be it is accepted scientific wisdom the Earth is flat, and this heretic named Galileo was branded a denier."
– Sen. Ted Cruz on climate change
March 26, 2015"Let me be clear. Americans have freedom of religion -- but not freedom from religion."
– Texas Congressman Sam Johnson, on the Preserve and Protect God in Military Oaths Act, which would require Air Force Academy cadets to say "So help me God"
March 25, 2015"I am not a feminist."-- Katy Perry"I wouldn't go so far as to say I'm a feminist."-- Carrie Underwood"I have never really thought of myself as a feminist."-- Demi Moore"No."-- Bjork, when asked if she was a feminist"I was never the feminist girl."-- Kaley Cuoco"I wouldn't say feminist."-- Kelly ClarksonFeminist: (noun) A person who believes in social, political and economic equality of the sexes."
March 23, 2015"The whole world is on fire."-- Sen. Ted Cruz, during a stump speech in New Hampshire"The world is on fire?"-- Three-year-old Julie Trant, sitting on her mother's lap"The world is on fire, yes. Your world is on fire."-- Cruz"
March 21, 2015"Another message in June 2011 compared dogs to African Americans, suggesting the animals needed 'welfare' because they are 'mixed in color, unemployed, lazy, can't speak English and have no frigging clue who their Daddies are.'"
– CNN reporter quoting from DOJ report on Ferguson police department
March 19, 2015"I am the only one who can make America great again."
– Reality TV star Donald Trump, announcing his presidential exploratory committee
March 18, 2015"On a Real Time With Bill Maher panel:Bill Nye: "Have you heard this expression 'millennial anger'?...where the millennials are like, 'You guys have been in charge, you heard about climate change in 1988 -- James Hansen testified in front of Congress -- and you haven't done s*** about it. What's wrong with you people?'"Fran Leibowitz: "I'd say, 'Stop taking pictures of your food, and you do something about it!'"
March 16, 2015"Get off my shoulders. There's work to be done!"
– 104-year-old Selma marcher Amelia Robinson, when told by younger people that they stand on her shoulders