Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
October 31, 2012"Under President Obama, GM cut 15,000 American jobs, but they are planning to double the number of cars built in China, which means 15,000 more jobs for China...Mitt Romney -- he'll stand up for the auto industry. In Ohio, not China."-- Romney ad"We're looking at Hubble telescope-length distances between campaign ads and reality. GM's creating jobs in the U.S. and repatriating profits back to this country should be a source of bipartisan pride. We've clearly entered some parallel universe during these last few days."-- GM spokesman Greg Martin, in response"
October 29, 2012"It is now the worst cover-up or incompetence I have ever observed in my life."-- Sen. John McCain on the attack in Banghazi "So you put a theory out, 'Well, that's 'cause the ambassador's supposed to get kidnapped, Obama's in on this, it's his idea.' That's an explanation that some people can believe, because it's harder to believe that you've got a president that would put campaign considerations first. I'm telling you, he would."-- Rush Limbaugh"
October 28, 2012"I can be as cynical as anyone. But when the storm comes, if it's as bad as they're predicting, you're going to wish you weren't as cynical as you otherwise might have been."
– NJ Gov. Chris Christie
October 26, 2012"Frankly, when you take a look at Colin Powell, you have to wonder whether that's an endorsement based on issues or whether he's got a slightly different reason for preferring President Obama...I think when you have somebody of your own race that you're proud of being president of the United States -- I applaud Colin for standing with him."
– former NH Governor John Sununu
October 25, 2012"The Republican Party wants 'moderation,' 'walking across the aisle,' 'working together,' to be the reason the party wins elections. That's what they want everybody to understand."
– Rush Limbaugh
October 24, 2012"Even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that...is something that God intended to happen."
– Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock
October 22, 2012"Freedom... Now, imagine our country without it... Defeat Obama."
– NRA ad
October 19, 2012"If somehow the numbers don't add up, would you be willing to look again at a 20% [tax cut]?"-- Candy Crowley"Well of course they add up. I am someone who ran businesses for 25 years and balanced the budget..."-- Mitt Romney"
October 18, 2012"I'm going to make sure you get a job. Thanks, Jeremy. Yeah, you bet."-- Mitt Romney, in Tuesday's debate"As president, I will create 12 million new jobs."-- Mitt Romney, in Tuesday's debate"The government doesn't create jobs."-- Mitt Romney, in Tuesday's debate"
– hat tip to The Dish
October 18, 2012"We're going to have to have employers in the new economy, in the economy I'm going to bring to play, that are going to be so anxious to get good workers, they're going to be anxious to hire women."
– Mitt Romney, asked in debate if he supports equal pay for women