Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
January 23, 2016"You know who one of those millions of Americans is who's lost their health care because of Obamacare? That would be me. I don't have health care right now... When you let your health insurance policy lapse, your wife gets really ticked at you. It's not a good -- I've had, shall we say, some intense conversations with Heidi on that."
– Sen. Ted Cruz
January 22, 2016"Absurd...There is no place for a woman in professional sports...She couldn't possibly be qualified to the same level [as] a man...Destined to fail."
– Cleveland radio host Kevin Kiley, on the Buffalo Bills hiring Kathryn Smith as special teams quality control coach
January 21, 2016"My son, like so many others -- they come back a bit different, they come back hardened. They come back wondering if there is that respect for what it is that their fellow soldiers and airmen and every other member of the military so sacrificially have given to this country. And that comes from the top. That comes from our own president, where they have to look at him and wonder, 'Do you know what we go through? Do you know what we're trying to do to secure America?'"
– Sarah Palin
January 20, 2016"Trump's candidacy has exposed, not just that tragic -- that ramifications of the betrayal of a transformation of our country, but, two, he has exposed the complicity on both sides of the aisle that has enabled it, okay?...For the GOP establishment to be coming after Donald Trump's supporters, even, with accusations that are so false, they are so busted, the way that this thing works. We, you, a diverse, dynamic, needed support base, that they would attack."
– Sarah Palin, endorsing Donald Trump
January 19, 2016"JFK campaigned on tax cuts, limiting government, and standing up and defeating Soviet communists. JFK would be a Republican today. He stood for religious liberty, and he would be tarred and feathered by the modern Democratic Party."
– Ted Cruz
January 18, 2016"This country has become the dumping ground for the whole world, and it's going to stop."
– Donald Trump
January 17, 2016"I am convinced that if this president could confiscate every gun in America, he would. I am convinced if he could get rid of the 2nd Amendment, he would... About every two weeks he holds a press conference talking about how he can't wait to restrict people's access to guns."
– Marco Rubio
January 15, 2016"Let me tell you, ISIS and terrorists do not get their guns from a gun show."-- Sen. Marco Rubio on Obama's executive order, in last night's debate"America is absolutely awash with easily obtainable firearms. You can go down to a gun show at the local convention center and come away with a fully automatic assault rifle, without a background check, and most likely without having to show an identification card. So what are you waiting for?"-- al-Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn in a 2011 video"
January 14, 2016"Nikki Haley says 'welcoming properly vetted legal immigrants, regardless of religion.'Translation: let in all the Muslims.""Trump should deport Nikki Haley."
– Ann Coulter tweets during GOP response to SOTU
January 13, 2016"I wish that tonight he would announce, 'Hey guys, I've really been a failure as president over the last seven years and I'm gonna take off early cause I want to go play golf.'"-- Rand Paul, before the SOTU"Really boring, slow, lethargic -- very hard to watch."-- Trump on SOTU"A president who has failed us."-- Chris Christie on SOTU"Full of denial and defeatism."-- House Speaker Paul Ryan on Obama"