Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
March 25, 2018"Thousands of activists will descend on Washington to demand that you be punished for crimes others committed."
– Fox News' Tucker Carlson on "March for Our Lives"
March 24, 2018"When a guy who ended up becoming our national leader said, 'I can grab a woman anywhere and she likes it,' they asked me if I'd like to debate this gentleman, and I said no. I said, 'If we were in high school, I'd take him behind the gym and beat the hell out of him.'"-- former VP Joe Biden"Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak, both mentally and physically... He would go down fast and hard, crying all the way."-- President Trump"
March 23, 2018"The greatest orator since William Jennings Bryan."
– Steve Bannon on Trump
March 22, 2018"President Trump to this day has said nastier things publicly about me, Don Lemon, Chuck Todd, Meryl Streep, and the cast of 'Hamilton' than he has of former KGB operative and current human rights repressor Vladimir Putin."
– CNN's Jake Tapper
March 21, 2018"Political witchhunt."
– President Richard Nixon on Watergate hearings, July 1973
March 20, 2018"If you walk into a room and you know you're going to kill someone, it's a first degree murder. I think it's the same thing with the oil companies... [They] knew from 1959 on... that there would be global warming... that it would be risky for people's lives, that it would kill...We're going to go after them... This is no different from the smoking issue."
– former CA Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, on intended lawsuit
March 19, 2018"Director Pompeo has focused much-needed public attention on non-state hostile intelligence services like WikiLeaks, which seek to obtain and disseminate America's secrets, jeopardizing our national security personnel and operation." -- White House fact sheet praising Pompeo's career "Need further proof that the fix was in from Pres. Obama on down? BUSTED: 19,252 emails from DNC leaked by WikiLeaks." -- Mike Pompeo, July 23, 2016 "Boy, I love reading WikiLeaks." -- Trump, November 4, 2016"
March 18, 2018"A great day for Democracy. Sanctimonious James Comey was his boss and made McCabe look like a choirboy."-- Trump, on firing of Andrew McCabe, former FBI Deputy Director"I pray that Acting Attorney General Rosenstein will follow the brilliant and courageous example...and bring an end to alleged Russia Collusion investigation manufactured by McCabe's boss James Comey..."-- Trump lawyer John Dowd"It is part of this administration's ongoing war on the FBI and the efforts of the Special Counsel investigation, which continue to this day."-- McCabe"I don't believe [McCabe] made memos except to help his own agenda, probably at a later date. Same with lying James Comey. Can we call them Fake Memos?"-- Trump"
March 17, 2018"He was clearly loved by women. He was a guy's guy. He has all that virility. He also had amazing fashion sense, right, that whole thing with the uniforms. I'm fascinated by Mussolini."
– Steve Bannon
March 16, 2018"Never has a party abandoned and fled its principles and deeply held beliefs so quickly as my party did in the face of the nativist juggernaut. We have become strangers to ourselves...It we are going to cloister ourselves in the alternative truth of an erratic leader... then my party might not deserve to lead."
– GOP Sen. Jeff Flake