Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
December 15, 2013"I think that we should proceed with sanctions so that the Iranians know that this is not an American deal with them...This is a Kerry-Obama deal with them and that the rest of Congress is not behind them."
– Rep. Duncan Hunter, House Armed Services Committee member
December 14, 2013"When you allow people to be on unemployment insurance for 99 weeks, you're causing them to become part of this perpetual unemployed group in our economy."
– Sen. Rand Paul
December 12, 2013"The president flirted, giggled, whispered like a recalcitrant child and made a damn fool of himself...leaned into the air space of the cross-legged Danish cupcake. The president's cackling head moved inches from the Danish tart's and yards away from his wife's. Obama then proceeded to absorb body heat from the Dane, which he won't be feeling at home for a long time."-- New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser on President Obama talking to the Prime Minister of Denmark, Helle Thorning-Schmidt"Red Hot. O's great Dane a real Helle-cat."-- New York Post headline"
December 11, 2013"Dear Children, I regrettably bring bad tidings... My home in the Arctic is fast disappearing, and unless we all act urgently then I have to warn you of the possibility of an empty stocking forevermore. Please help me..."
– video message from Greenpeace Santa
December 10, 2013"The Democratic majority changed the rules of the Senate in a way that creates a Senate without rules."
– Sen. Lamar Alexander
December 09, 2013"I think it's outlived its usefulness. It may have been of some value back in the Great Depression. I would vote to repeal the minimum wage."
– Rep. Joe Barton
December 06, 2013"He was fighting against some great injustice, and I would make the argument that we have a great injustice going on right now in this country with an ever-increasing size of government that is taking over and controlling people's lives -- and Obamacare is front and center in that."
– Rick Santorum on Nelson Mandela
December 06, 2013"It is music and dancing that makes me at peace with the world... and at peace with myself."
– Nelson Mandela
December 05, 2013"The Senate, the president, continue to stand in the way of the people's business."-- House Speaker John Boehner"The House of Representatives is where commonsense, bipartisan policies go to die."-- Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid"
December 03, 2013"Sharia law is now changing everything."
– Fox News anchor Heather Nauert, on a St. Paul YMCA swimming class for five-to-fifteen-year-old Somali-American girls, during which men are not allowed in the pool area