Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
February 17, 2012"I think that could be a very compromising situation, where people naturally may do things that may not be in the interest of the mission because of other types of emotions that are involved. It already happens of course with the camaraderie of men in combat, but I think it would be even more unique if women were in combat, and I think that's probably not in the best interests of men, women, or the mission."
– Rick Santorum on women in combat
February 15, 2012"Who let her slip or pushed her underneath that water?...Who let Whitney Houston go under her water?"
– Nancy Grace on CNN
February 14, 2012"[The French Revolution] was a secular revolution on which we relied on the goodness of each other. This is the left's view of where America should go. And of course where did France go? To the guillotine. To tyranny. If there are no rights that the government needs to respect, then what we see with Obamacare is just the beginning of what government will do to you."
– Rick Santorum
February 13, 2012"We are not auditioning for fearless leader. We don't need a president to tell us in what direction to go. We know what direction to go...We just need a president to sign this stuff. We don't need someone to think it up or design it...Pick a Republican with enough working digits to handle a pen..."
– Grover Norquist at CPAC
February 12, 2012"You were definitely a bit shy of the perfection we've come to expect. I hope you're okay!"
– a commenter on the Facebook page of Callista Gingrich's hair
February 10, 2012"Like watching a cruel experiment involving baboons, laughing gas and a forklift."
– Matt Taibbi on GOP race
February 09, 2012"I would screw them out and send the interns out to get me some of those good Edison lightbulbs. And those interns would come back sometimes empty-handed in tears, because they couldn't come up with a regular Edison light-bulb."
– Rep. Steve King on energy-saving bulbs installed by House Office building janitors, who he referred to as then-speaker Nancy Pelosi's "Stasi troops"
February 08, 2012"I was the perfect candidate. America had their chance with the perfect candidate."
– Michele Bachmann
February 06, 2012"If it's an honest rape, that individual should go immediately to the emergency room. I would give them a shot of estrogen."
– Ron Paul, to CNN
February 06, 2012"Once they have a nuclear weapon, let me assure you, you will not be safe, even here in Missouri."
– Rick Santorum on Iran