Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
March 03, 2017"People hate it, but now they see that the end is coming, and they're saying, 'Oh, maybe we love it.' There's nothing to love. It's a disaster, folks."-- Trump on public support for Obamacare"I know we're now in a world of 'alternative facts,' but look at the facts in Kentucky...Three years after implementing the Affordable Care Act, our uninsured rate dropped from over 20 percent to 7 percent. Our uncompensated rate for providers dropped from like 25 percent to less than 5 percent...Not only is it working, it's creating jobs. It created 12,000 jobs in the first year..."-- former KY Gov. Steve Beshear"
March 02, 2017"I never considered the question even a possibility. I thought, 'Oh, gee, I don't have the experience. I don't know enough.' And now I'm thinking, 'Oh.'"
– Oprah, when asked if she'd ever run for president
March 01, 2017"Boy, that is just not good."
– Trump, on viewing a slave auction block at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
February 28, 2017"Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated."
February 27, 2017"@realDonaldTrump is busy meeting w/governors of the nation. You know, people that actually get things done, not just pretend to and in costume."
– former Trump spokesperson Katrina Pierson, responding on Twitter to Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel tweeting "Hey @realDonaldTrump u up?"
February 26, 2017"Everything that you're reading."-- Reince Priebus on the biggest misconception about the Trump Administration"I think if you look at...how they portray the campaign, how they portrayed the transition, and how they're portraying the administration, it's always wrong."-- Steven Bannon on the media"
February 25, 2017"Fake news media knowingly doesn't tell the truth. A great danger to our country. The failing New York Times has become a joke. Likewise CNN. Sad!"-- Trump, on banning particular major media organizations from a press briefing"Obamacare covers very few people."-- Trump, the same day"
February 24, 2017"This is an all-star Cabinet."-- Sen. Ted Cruz"The best Cabinet in the history of Cabinets"-- Reince Priebus"If you look at these Cabinet nominees, they were selected for a reason, and that is deconstruction... of the administrative state."-- Steve Bannon"
February 23, 2017"When you say 'the inner cities,' are you going to include the CBC in conversations with your urban agenda?"-- April Ryan, WH correspondent and American Urban Radio Network bureau chief, at Trump press conference"Do you want to set up the meeting? Are they friends of yours? Set up a meeting. I would love to meet with the Congressional Black Caucus. I think it's great."-- Trump in response to Ryan, who is black"Hi Donald Trump. We're the CBC. We sent you a letter of January 19, but you never wrote us back. Sad!"-- CBC tweet the next day"
February 22, 2017"You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden! Who would believe this?...They took in large numbers [of refugees], they're having problems like they never thought possible."-- Trump"Sweden? Terror attack? What has he been smoking?...Last year there were (approximately) 50% more murders just in Orlando/Orange [County] in Florida, where Trump spoke the other day, than in all of Sweden. Bad."-- former Swedish prime minister Carl Bildt"