Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
September 14, 2016"The roots of the tree of liberty are watered by what? The blood -- of who? The tyrants to be sure, but who else? The patriots... It may be that of those in this room... I have nine children. It breaks my heart to think that it might be their blood is needed to redeem something, to reclaim something that we, through our apathy and our indifference, have given away."
– KY Gov. Matt Bevin, speaking at Values Voter Summit on how America could survive a Clinton victory
September 13, 2016"One more example of Hillary Clinton's catastrophic failures as secretary of state."-- Donald Trump on North Korea nuke test"What I would do very simply is say, 'China, this is your baby. This is your problem. You solve the problem.' China can solve that problem."-- Trump on North Korea"
September 12, 2016"Of course it's legal. It's a war. Until the war is over, anything is legal."
– Rudy Giuliani, lawyer and former U.S. attorney, defending Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. should have seized Iraq's oilfields after the 2003 invasion
September 11, 2016"Do you think Hillary looks presidential? I don't think so. And I'm not going to say it, because I'm not allowed to say it because I want to be politically correct."
– Donald Trump
September 09, 2016"[Hillary Clinton] could walk into this arena right now and shoot somebody, with 20,000 people watching, right smack in the middle of the heart, and she wouldn't be prosecuted."
– Donald Trump
September 09, 2016"I do know what to do and I would know how to bring ISIS to the table or, beyond that, defeat ISIS very quickly...All I can tell you -- it is a foolproof way of winning."-- Donald Trump, June 2015"I know more about ISIS than the generals do, believe me."-- Trump, November 2015"Under the leadership of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton the generals have been reduced to rubble. They have been reduced to a point that's embarrassing for our country."-- Trump, September 2016"We're going to convene my top generals and give them a simple instruction: 'You will have 30 days to submit to the Oval Office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating ISIS.' We have no choice."-- Trump, September 2016"
September 08, 2016"What would you do, if you were elected, about Aleppo?"-- Mike Barnicle to Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, on "Morning Joe""And what is Aleppo?"-- Johnson, in response"
September 07, 2016"I just don't think she has a presidential look, and you need a presidential look. You have to get the job done."
– Donald Trump on Hillary Clinton
September 06, 2016"I thought, um, how am I supposed to make this funnier? What is my job now? How do you satirize what is already satiric? That was the point in time, as far as I'm concerned, where we the American people reached the point where reality and satire finally intersected. That's it....This is fiction. We are living in fictional times."
– Lewis Black on watching a January Trump-Palin rally
September 05, 2016"He has the attention span and the knowledge base of a nine year old with ADHD. And I'm not saying that to be funny."
– "The Art of the Deal" ghostwriter Tony Schwartz on Donald Trump