Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
May 16, 2014"These accidents are things which are always happening...I went back in British history. Some 204 people died there after a mine collapsed in 1838...in 1894, 290 people died there. Take America, with all of its technology and everything. In 1907, 361 miners. These are usual things...In 1942, 1,549 miners died in China due to a mixture of gas and coal. Can you believe it?"
– Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on his country's worst-ever mining disaster, that killed 284 workers with 150 still missing
May 15, 2014"I haven't seen anything like that in quite a while. They were really going at it."
– Donald Trump, on NFL draft pick Michael Sam and his boyfriend kissing
May 14, 2014"I don't know why the girl had me say those things."
– Donald Sterling on V. Stiviano
May 13, 2014"I do not believe that human activity is causing these dramatic changes to our climate the way these scientists are portraying it."-- Sen. Marco Rubio, to George Stephanopoulos"I do."-- Rubio, when asked if he thinks he is ready for the presidency "
May 12, 2014"Has he done everything he can do to help minorities? I don't think so...He's great. But I don't think he's a good example for the children of Los Angeles."
– Donald Sterling on Magic Johnson
May 09, 2014"A mass exodus from government schools is the only way to preserve the souls and minds of children."
– columnist Cal Thomas
May 08, 2014"President Obama is going to do interviews with meteorologists all across the country about a new climate change report...I hope they ask him about Benghazi."
– Fox News host Dana Perino
May 07, 2014"I will sell them in the market."
– Boko Haram leader Abubaker Shekau on 223 Nigerian girls kidnapped by his group
May 06, 2014"Democrats bragging about the number of mandatory sign-ups for Obamacare is like Germans bragging about the number of mandatory sign-ups for 'train rides' for Jews in the 40s."
– TN State Sen. Stacey Campfield
May 04, 2014"The Oracle chief [Larry Ellison] has had basketball courts on at least two of his yachts, said Tom Ehman, who handles America's Cup matters for Mr. Ellison. He said Mr. Ellison liked to relax by shooting hoops on these courts, and has had someone in a powerboat following the yacht to retrieve balls that go overboard."
– Wall Street Journal, 5/3/14