Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
November 12, 2013"People with conventional views must repress a gag reflex when considering the mayor-elect of New York -- a white man married to a black woman and with two biracial children."
– Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen, forgetting that 87% of Americans approve of marriage between whites and non-whites
November 11, 2013"In the words of the late Morris K. Udall, as far as my presidential ambitions are concerned, ‘The people have spoken — the bastards.’”"
– Sen. John McCain
November 07, 2013" "Nowadays we're ostracized. [The way people treat us] is no different than the way people used to treat African Americans years ago."
– Bradley Jenkins, Grand Imperial Wizard of the United Klans of America
November 06, 2013"Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine...Probably in one of my drunken stupors...I don't even remember."
– Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
November 05, 2013"Pretty soon things are going to get so bad that we're just going to ignore the feds and live our own lives in our own states."
– Ron Paul
November 04, 2013"If dueling were legal in Kentucky, if they keep it up...it would be a duel challenge."
– Sen. Rand Paul on accusations of plagiarism
November 01, 2013"You deserve better. I apologize. I'm accountable to you for fixing these problems..."-- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifying before House Energy and Commerce Committee"...You're now blaming it on the contractors and saying it's Verizon's fault."-- Rep. Marsha Blackburn"Let me be clear. I'm not pointing fingers at Verizon. We own the site...Hold me accountable for the debacle. I'm responsible."-- Sebelius"...The president is ultimately responsible for the rollout."-- Rep. Gregg Harper"No, sir. We are responsible for the rollout."-- Sebelius"
October 31, 2013"In The Wizard of Oz there is a great line. Dorothy at some point in the movie turns to her little dog, Toto, and says, 'Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore.' Well, Madam Secretary, while you're from Kansas, we're not in Kansas anymore."
– Rep. Joe Barton, questioning Kathleen Sebelius
October 30, 2013"There's no comity with Harry Reid. I think he's an absolute a**hole."
– Sen. Tom Coburn
October 29, 2013"The fact is, the NSA has done more to save German lives than the German army since World War II."
– Rep. Peter King