Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
March 10, 2013"Now that the US is set to light a fuse for a nuclear war, [our] revolutionary armed forces...will exercise the right to a pre-emptive nuclear attack to destroy the strongholds of the aggressors."
– North Korean government statement in response to new UN sanctions
March 08, 2013"It's classic. Somebody proposes this thing, under the guise that women are being beat to a pulp in this country because of the Republican War on Women. Women are being beat up, they're being mistreated all over the place. So we need a federal law saying you can't do it anymore. So now the Democrats get all of this credit for being compassionate, tolerant, understanding, protective of women."
– Rush Limbaugh, on the recent re-authorization of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act
March 07, 2013"Go run on Dunkin'!"
– Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts employee to fleeing roiled robber, after throwing hot coffee in his face
March 06, 2013"We have no doubt that commander Chavez was attacked with this illness. The old enemies of our fatherland looked for a way to harm his health."
– Venezuelan VP Nicolas Maduro
March 05, 2013"These devastating across-the-board cuts first proposed by the president will affect the lives of so many hard-working Americans."-- House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers"Will the economy be adversely affected by a 2.4 percent reduction in government spending? I think not...This is a quite modest reduction. We ought to be doing a lot more than this."-- Senate Minority Leaders Mitch McConnell"I don't know whether it's going to hurt the economy or not."-- House Speaker John Boehner"
March 04, 2013"He wants Obama to do one thing -- call him. He said, 'If you can, Dennis. I don't want to do war.' He said that to me."-- Dennis Rodman on Kim Jong Un"There is nobody at the CIA who can tell you more personally about Kim Jong Un than Dennis Rodman, and that in itself is scary."-- ABC News military analyst Col. Steve Ganyard"
March 02, 2013"What Justice Scalia said, to me, was, 'The 15th Amendment of the Constitution ain't got no concerns for me because I'm white and proud.'"
– Rep. Jim Clyburn
February 28, 2013"Somewhere in Moscow tonight, Vladimir Putin saw that Bob Woodward was sent a threatening message from the White House...and he smiled."
– Dana Perino
February 25, 2013"None of the things [Obama is] saying are true...People know that if bad things occur, it's because the president wants them to occur. The president is the president. He's in charge of the government."
– Rep. Tom Price, chairman of the House Budget Committee, on the sequester
February 22, 2013"There were fewer declared Republicans in the faculty when we were there than Communists! There was one Republican. But there were twelve who would say they were Marxists who believed in the Communists overthrowing the United States government."
– Sen. Ted Cruz on Harvard Law School, which he attended 1992-1995