Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
May 24, 2018"That was two of the great days of my life being in China. I don't think anybody has ever been treated better in China - ever in their history."
May 23, 2018"I do not believe that I've seen that conclusion that the specific intent was to help President Trump win. I'm not aware of that." -- Kirstjen Nielsen, head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security "Putin and the Russian Government developed a clear preference for President-elect Trump. We also assess Putin and the Russian Government aspired to help President-elect Trump's election chances when possible by discrediting Secretary Clinton and publicly contrasting her unfavorably to him." -- from National Intelligence report released January 6, 2017"
May 22, 2018"You name it, they leak it. My colleague Mike Allen, who has spent nearly 20 years covering the White House, says we learn more about what's going on inside the Trump White House in a week than we did in a year of the George W. Bush presidency."
– Axios correspondent Jonathan Swan
May 21, 2018"Things are really getting ridiculous."
May 20, 2018"My kids are devastated. They are traumatized. They got on the school bus crying. They said, 'This is not the government they teach us about in school.'"
– Pete Gojcaj, whose wife Cile Precetaj, who has no criminal record and has been seeking asylum since 2000, was deported to Albania without being allowed to say goodbye to her children, all U.S. citizens
May 19, 2018"This case is essentially over. They're just in denial."
– Rudy Giuliani on Mueller investigation
May 18, 2018"There are now reputable polls showing Trump at 44 percent... Why didn't he think of getting embroiled in a fight with a porn star earlier?"
– Rich Lowry
May 17, 2018"Congratulations America, we are now into the second year of the greatest Witch Hunt in American History..."-- Trump"There's no reason for this investigation...We're trying to get [Mueller] to end this...The special counsel's office doesn't seem to have that, sort of, understanding that they're interfering with things that are much bigger than them or us. So it's time to get the darn thing over with...We've tortured this president enough."-- Giuliani"
May 16, 2018"To members of Washington's foreign policy establishment, regardless of party affiliation, President Trump's decision to exit one nuclear deal (with Iran) only to enter another nuclear deal (with North Korea) is beyond baffling. They clearly never saw The Good, the Bad and the Ugly."
– Niall Ferguson
May 15, 2018"The White House has got a bunch of leakers in there... A lot of these guys got into the White House, they were astonished that the president won. If you showed me the roster, I could pick out the leakers... You don't have to be Carrie Mathison from Homeland to figure it out."-- former WH communications director Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci"The so-called leaks coming out of the White House are a massive over exaggeration put out by the Fake New Media in order to make us look as bad as possible. With that being said, leakers are traitors and cowards, and we will find out who they are!"-- Trump"