Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
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
September 09, 2014"When you hear something on a partisan-driven program, do not believe it."
– Bill O'Reilly
September 08, 2014"The House's most unique and courageous conservative seeks smart, happy interns (of all ages and backgrounds) for the remainder of the year...Mushy pleasers/appeasers keep walkin'. HINT: vapid granolas who fear guns, hate babies, are ashamed of America, and think Islamic terrorists and illegal aliens are just misunderstood will not be comfortable here."
– Rep. Steve Stockman ad for interns
September 06, 2014"I want it to be Hollywood all the way. I don't want some rabbi rambling on; I want Meryl Streep crying, in five different accents...I want to look gorgeous, better dead than I do alive. I want to be buried in a Valentino gown and I want Harry Winston to make me a toe tag. And I want a wind machine so that even in the casket my hair is blowing just like Beyonce's."
– Joan Rivers on her funeral