Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
September 24, 2014"The old uncircumcised geezer...The mule of the Jews."
– ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammad al-Adnani al-Shami on Secretary of State Kerry and President Obama
September 22, 2014"I bet if one did an honest account, there were fewer civilian casualties in Cambodia than there have been from American drone attacks."
– Henry Kissinger
September 19, 2014"Friends, I shall ask you to be as quiet as possible. I don't know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot; but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose... The bullet is in me now. so that I cannot make a very long speech, but I will try my best."
– Teddy Roosevelt, beginning a one-hour campaign address immediately after a 1912 assassination attempt
September 18, 2014"'The Islamic State is not Islamic' might just be the single dumbest thing an American President has ever said."-- Rep. Jeff Duncan on Obama"They want to kill humanity. And from the viewpoint of the Islamic tenets and culture, killing an innocent people equals the killing of the whole humanity."-- President of Iran Hassan Rouhami on ISIS"
September 17, 2014"They’re crazy out there and they’re rapidly developing a method of blowing up a major U.S. city and people just can’t believe that’s happening."
– Sen. James Inhofe on ISIS
September 15, 2014"Fox and Friends co-hosts on Ray Rice video:"I think the message is, 'Take the stairs.'"-- Brian Kilmeade"The message is, 'When you're in an elevator, there's a camera.'"-- Steve Doocy"
September 14, 2014"Disingenuous and delusional...This president needs to rise to the occasion before we all get killed back here at home."
– Sen. Lindsey Graham on Obama's ISIS strategy
September 12, 2014"Dick Cheney was right all along."-- Wall Street Journal, 2014"Once we'd [invaded Iraq and] gotten rid of Saddam and his government, then we'd have had to put another government in its place...How long would we have had to stay in Baghdad to keep that government in place? What would happen to the government once U.S. forces withdrew? How many casualties should the United States accept in that effort to try to create clarity and stability in a situation that is inherently unstable?...It's my view that [President George H.W. Bush] got it right [by not invading.]...It would have been a mistake for us to get bogged down in the quagmire inside Iraq."-- Dick Cheney, 1991"
September 11, 2014"An earlier version of a summary with this article misstated the former title of Dick Cheney. He was vice president, not president."
– correction notice in the New York Times yesterday
September 10, 2014"Every Christian in this nation should let Target know it is out of step with the majority of Americans who support natural marriage."
– American Family Association, launching a boycott and misreading the numbers