Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
February 07, 2018"I fulfilled the calling that God gave me. So the question is: Am I being called to do this now? I don't know."-- former MN congresswoman Michele Bachmann, on running for Al Franken's senate seat"Michele Bachmann: NO. -- God" -- billboard that subsequently appeared on rooftop in St. Paul"
February 06, 2018"They were like death. And un-American. Somebody said 'treasonous.' I mean -- yeah I guess, why not. Can we call that treason? Why not. I mean, they certainly didn't seem to love our country very much."
– Trump on Dems not applauding at his SOTU address
February 05, 2018"Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run for higher office, is one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington, right up there with [former FBI Director] Comey, [ranking member of Senate Intelligence Committee] Warner, [former CIA Director] Brennan and [former Director of National Intelligence] Clapper!"-- Trump"I wish every American could see what I see. I want you to remember in the days and weeks and months ahead: in the end, actions speak louder than words."-- FBI Director Christopher Wray to agency employees"
February 04, 2018"Over the past half year, I have had the privilege to serve as an informal advisor to the staff of the Kremlin."
– Carter Page, in an August 2013 letter to an academic press he had submitted a manuscript to
February 03, 2018"This memo totally vindicates 'Trump' in probe. But the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on. Their [sic] was no Collusion and there was no Obstruction...This is an American disgrace!"-- Trump"...Special counsel Mueller's investigation must proceed unimpeded... If we continue to undermine our own rule of law, we are doing Putin's work for him."-- Sen. John McCain"In the case of McCarthy, it was a senator, not the president of the United States, who was a demagogic authoritarian."-- Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein"
February 02, 2018"We can't have someone in the Oval Office who doesn't understand the meaning of the word 'confidential,' or 'classified.'"
– Trump during campaign, on Clinton
February 01, 2018"Consider checking the identification of all attending the State of the Union and arresting any illegal aliens in attendance."-- Rep. Paul Gosar"What's wrong with you?"-- Rep. Joe Crowley"
January 31, 2018"...I'm not answering."
– House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes, asked by fellow committee member Mike Quigley if he had coordinated with the White House on the surveillance memo alleging abuses by the FBI and Justice Department
January 30, 2018"The only thing the president has applied pressure to is to make sure we get this resolved so you guys and everyone else can focus on the things that Americans actually care about. And that is making sure everybody gets the Russia fever out of their system once and for all; that you're all reminded once again there was no collusion; and that we can move forward to focus on things like national security, the economy, and solving the immigration crisis that we have here in our country."
– Sarah Huckabee Sanders, on critics' assertion that the White House and the president have been applying pressure on the FBI and Justice Department for months
January 28, 2018"The ice caps were going to melt. They were going to be gone by now. But now they're setting records. They're at a record level."