Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
November 26, 2015"If you want to know if somebody is Christian, just ask them to complete this sentence: 'Jesus said, I was hungry, you gave me something to eat; I was thirsty, you gave me something to drink; I was a stranger and you...' And if they don't say 'welcomed me in,' they are either a terrorist, or they are running for president."
– Stephen Colbert
November 25, 2015"It is highly, highly, highly, highly unlikely that I would ever be using them."
– Donald Trump on nuclear weapons
November 24, 2015"Probably the least racist person on Earth."
– Donald Trump on himself
November 23, 2015"It's always a pleasure to talk to you... You know, I'd buy that... You knew that stuff cold... Fair response... Good response... Oh, it's a great point... It's a very good answer... Very good... I agree... All right, that I believe... Your numbers are going to go up... Donald Trump, thank you, always a pleasure."
– Radio host Hugh Hewitt, during various points in his interview with Donald Trump, who accused him of asking "gotcha" questions
November 20, 2015"You tell me."
– Donald Trump, when asked how his plan to require a database for all Muslims in the U.S. would be different from the Nazis tracking the Jews in Germany
November 19, 2015"Lives in a fantasy world."-- Gov. Chris Christie on President Obama"In my book I predicted terrorism because I can feel it. I can feel it like I feel a good location."-- Donald Trump, on writing in 2000 that Osama bin Laden wanted to strike the U.S."The Muslim religion and philosophy is to murder, rape, and decapitate anyone who is a non-Muslim."-- Rhode Island state Sen. Elaine Morgan"Tennessee is a sovereign state...We need to activate the Tennessee National Guard and stop [Syrian refugees] from coming into the state, by whatever means we can."-- TN state Rep. Glen Casada"Franklin D. Roosevelt felt compelled to sequester Japanese foreign nationals after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and it appears that the threat of harm to Americans from ISIS now is just as real and serious as that from our enemies then."-- Roanoke, VA mayor David Bowers"Thirty thousand [Syrian] refugees will be welcomed [into our country] over the next two years."-- French President Francois Hollande"
November 18, 2015"It's time to wake up and smell the falafel."
– Mike Huckabee
November 17, 2015"If you're in a war of culture and lifestyle with France, good f***ing luck! Because go ahead, bring your bankrupt ideology; they'll bring Jean-Paul Sartre, Edith Piaf, fine wine, Gauloises cigarettes, Camus, Camembert, madeleines, macarons, Marcel Proust, and the f***ing croquembouche...You just brought a philosophy of rigorous self-abnegation to a pastry fight, my friends! You are f***ed!"
– John Oliver on ISIS
November 16, 2015"In order to make [ISIS] look like losers, we have to destroy their caliphate."
– Ben Carson
November 15, 2015"If you're a Christian, increasingly in Lebanon or Syria, you're going to be beheaded."
– Jeb Bush, referring to 40% of the population of Lebanon