Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
December 19, 2014"Going back a full half-century...i.e. to 1964 -- there have been only three elections (midterm or presidential) in which a Bush or a Clinton hasn't been on the ballot somewhere for something."
– Aaron Blake
December 18, 2014"I'll tell you what my definition of torture is: what nineteen guys armed with airline tickets and boxcutters did to 3,000 Americans on 9/11."
– Dick Cheney
December 15, 2014"I'd do it again in a minute...I have no problem as long as we achieve our objective."
– Dick Cheney on torture
December 12, 2014"Three thousand Americans died on 9/11 because of what these guys did, and I have no sympathy for them. I don't know the specific details... I haven't read the report... I keep coming back to the basic, fundamental proposition: how nice do you want to be to the murderers of 3,000 Americans?"
– Dick Cheney, asked about the Senate report's account of the torture death of Gul Rahman, who had no connection to 9/11
December 11, 2014"Full of crap."
– Dick Cheney on Senate torture report
December 10, 2014"Al-Najjar was described as having been left hanging -- which involved handcuffing one or both wrists to an overhead bar which would not allow him to lower his arms -- for 22 hours each day for two consecutive days, in order to "'break' his resistance." It was also noted al-Najjar was wearing a diaper and had no access to toilet facilities."
– from Senate torture report
December 09, 2014"This government does not torture people."
– George W. Bush, 10/5/07
December 08, 2014"We need the frontier. We need people moving into space. My vision is I want to see millions of people living and working in space."
– Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos
December 05, 2014"I don't want to hear about this hands-up crap. That's not what happened. I don't know exactly what did happen, but I know that's not what happened."
– Mike Ditka on Ferguson protest gesture
December 04, 2014"Nobody wants to send their daughter to the rape school."
– Dean Nicole Eramo, explaining why UVA doesn't publish all its data on sexual violence