Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
April 11, 2013"He passed somebody on a trail and just exchanged a common greeting of hello and that was the only conversation or human contact he's had since he went into the woods in 1986."
– Maine state trooper Diane Vance, after questioning of legendary "North Pond Hermit" Christopher Knight, arrested at his remote camp for stealing food and supplies
April 10, 2013"I think it's so unfair of the administration to hurt these families, to make them think this has something to do with them when, in fact, it doesn't...They'd been told that by the president."
– Sen. James Inhofe, on gun control debate and the families of Newtown victims
April 07, 2013"I'm at 23 feet, diving into 17 feet of water. I'm over 400 pounds. Who doesn't want to see that? I do."
– Louie Anderson, on appearing in the reality show "Splash"
April 05, 2013"There is...a very slippery slope leading to other alternative relationships and the unconstitutionality of any law based on morality. Think about polygamy, bestiality, and perhaps even murder."
– Michael Reagan, on same-sex marriage
April 03, 2013"Economically, what has happened to Texas over the course of the last decade has made this city an epicenter for a lot of technology, a lot of economic development. And I think the individuals in North Korea understand that Austin, Texas, is now a very important city in America, as do corporate CEOs and other people who are moving here in record numbers."
– Texas Gov. Rick Perry, on the city appearing on Kim Jong-un's "U.S. Mainland Strike Plan"
April 02, 2013"Now is the time to furlough the consultants."-- Sarah Palin, in a new fundraising video for her PAC$4.8 million-- amount spent by Palin's PAC on political consultants in last election cycle"
April 01, 2013"You may be as straight as an arrow, and you may have a friend that is as straight as an arrow. Say you had a great job with the government where you had this wonderful health plan. I mean, what would prohibit you from saying that you're gay, and y'all get married and still live as separate, but you get all the benefits?...To me, it's all about a free ride."
– Georgia GOP Chairwoman Sue Everhart, on gay marriage
March 29, 2013"The time has come to settle accounts with the U.S. imperialists in view of the prevailing situation."
– Kim Jong-un, ordering North Korean forces to be on standby to strike the U.S. mainland and U.S. bases in the Pacific
March 26, 2013"The best thing about the Earth is if you poke holes in it oil and gas come out."
– Rep. Steve Stockman
March 24, 2013"Removing Saddam Hussein from power was the right decision."-- George W. Bush"I think we did the right thing."-- Dick Cheney"No. I don't regret going to war against him."-- Condoleezza Rice"The decision to remove Saddam was right."-- Richard Perle"The world is better off without Saddam Hussein."-- Paul Wolfowitz"I have no regrets that we removed Saddam, absolutely none."-- John Bolton"