Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
June 26, 2017"I don't believe it... I don't buy it... What's wrong with being a skeptic?"-- Energy Secretary Rick Perry on the conclusion that humans are largely responsible for global warming"We are not familiar with any scientific institution with relevant subject matter expertise that has reached a different conclusion... Skepticism that fails to account for evidence is no virtue."-- American Meteorological Society in a letter to Perry"
June 25, 2017"Never has there been a president -- case of FDR, he had a major Depression to handle -- who has passed more legislation and who has done more things than what we've done."
– Trump to his Cabinet
June 23, 2017"I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings."-- Trump, in tweet"At least that's behind us."-- senior administration official"With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea whether there are 'tapes' or recordings of my conversations with James Comey."-- Trump, in tweet"FML."-- senior administration official"
June 22, 2017"The press covers it so unfairly...I could tell you stories. I could give you stats. I could go on all day. It's a catastrophe if we would have agreed. And they all say it's non-binding. Like hell it's non-binding. When we get sued by everybody because we thought it was non-binding, then you can tell me it was non-binding."
– Trump on Paris Agreement
June 21, 2017"I have not sat down and asked him about the specific reaction. I'd be glad to touch base with him and get back to you."
– WH press secretary Sean Spicer, asked if Trump accepts the conclusion by 16 intelligence agencies that Russia tried to interfere in the presidential election
June 20, 2017"The Panama Canal is doing quite well. I think we did a good job building, it. Right? Very good job."
– Trump to President of Panama Juan Carlos Vareta
June 19, 2017"Now is the time to stop provoking our nation to conflict. The unrelenting demonization of our legitimately elected political leaders could lead to tragedy, and I refer particularly to the mainstream media, our universities, and to Hollywood."-- Dallas-based pastor Robert Jeffress, responding to last week's baseball practice shooting"What I am saying is this: the course he is choosing to lead our nation is paving the way for the future reign of the Antichrist."-- Jeffress on Obama, 2012"
June 18, 2017"Mr. Cosby's power is back. It's back."
– spokesman Andrew Wyatt, on Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ending in mistrial
June 17, 2017"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt."-- Trump tweet"It's clear that this tweet has not been vetted by his attorney."-- former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti"Has anyone read him his Miranda rights?"-- senior Trump Administration official, joking"
June 16, 2017"Incredibly well crafted."-- Trump on House health care bill, a month ago"Mean, mean, mean. We need to be more generous, more kind."-- Trump on House health care bill, this week"