Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
August 01, 2012"Harry, he didn't pay any taxes for 10 years."
– Senator Harry Reid, quoting a Bain investor about Romney
July 27, 2012"It is more likely that an individual will be struck by lightning than that he will impersonate another voter in the polls."
– from a Brennan Center of Justice report
July 26, 2012"An enormous and growing problem."-- Karl Rove, on illegal voting"Our democracy is under siege from an enemy so small it could be hiding anywhere."-- Stephen Colbert"
July 25, 2012"There has never been in my lifetime, since we got rid of the poll tax and all the Jim Crow burdens on voting, the determined effort to limit the franchise that we see today."
– Bill Clinton
July 24, 2012"I don't want everybody to vote. As a matter of fact, our leverage in the elections quite candidly goes up as the voting populace goes down."
– Conservative leader Paul Weyrich
July 23, 2012"Voter ID, which is going to allow Gov. Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania: Done."
– PA state House Republican leader Mike Turzai on the year's legislative accomplishments
July 21, 2012"Six."-- number of books written by the cast of Jersey Shore"Fifty."-- percentage of those books written by Snooki"
July 20, 2012"Snooki, Newt. Newt, Snooki."-- Jay Leno introducing Snooki to Newt Gingrich on the Tonight Show"What up?"-- Snooki, to Newt"
July 19, 2012"No, sir. I feel that it was all God's plan and not for me to second-guess or judge it."
– George Zimmerman, asked if he regrets getting out of the car with a gun and following Trayvon Martin
July 18, 2012"I know that you recognize that a lot of people help you in a business. Perhaps the banks, the investors. There's no question your mom and dad. Your school teachers. The people that provide roads, the fire, and the police. A lot of people help."-- Mitt Romney, in the course of criticizing the fifth line in the following out of context"If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."-- Barack Obama"