Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
October 09, 2012"There's no corporation in America that would have a CEO, no COO, just a CEO, with 30 direct reports. So I would probably have super-cabinet secretaries, or at least some structure that McKinsey would guide me to put in place. I'm not kidding. I probably would bring in McKinsey."
– Mitt Romney, to the Wall Street Journal, 2007
October 08, 2012"I don't believe the number and neither do any of the other people that have intelligence....That number came out of nowhere...I think that they did...a lot of monkey business."
– Donald Trump on new unemployment figures
October 05, 2012"Unbelievable job numbers. These Chicago guys will do anything. Can't debate so change numbers."-- Jack Welch tweet"Somehow by manipulation of data we are all of a sudden below eight percent unemployment, a month from the Presidential election. Trust the Obama administration? Sure...and pigs fly."-- Rep. Allen West"
October 04, 2012"Mentally I'm young. But you cannot stop the body from aging. Someone like myself despises the thought of death. I have a real problem with that. And after you run up the stairs 10 times, your knees hurt the next day. What the f**k is that? You know what I'm saying? I mean no one told me that's part of the deal."
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
October 03, 2012"Lots of these politicians fly around with Secret Service and Air Force One and all that. Then they step down and all of a sudden they're flying first class on a commercial plane. I don't do that. I have a private plane. But I fly commercial when I go to environmental conferences."
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
October 02, 2012"It would take me too long to go through the math."
– Paul Ryan, on why he can't explain which loopholes would be closed to pay for the proposed Romney-Ryan 20% tax cut
October 01, 2012"I'm not going to sit here and complain about coverage of the campaign. As a candidate, if you do that, you're losing."-- Chris Christie"It goes without saying that there is definitely media bias."-- Paul Ryan"
October 01, 2012"The momentum is ours."
– Bay Buchanan on Romney-Ryan
September 28, 2012"No matter what quality controls you have there are always going to be bad actors in any large scale operation."
– GOP consultant Nathan Sproul, responding to allegations that his firm was involved in hundreds of cases of fraudulent voter registration in Florida
September 27, 2012"Don't forget -- I got everybody in my state insured. One hundred percent of the kids in our state had health insurance. I don't think there's anything that shows more empathy and care about the people of this country than that kind of record."
– Mitt Romney