Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
July 01, 2013"I do not believe that as a member of that body I should allow someone to make comments such as he was preparing to make that ultimately were just open rebellion against what the word of God has said, what God has said, and just open rebellion against God's law."
– Pennsylvania state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, on refusing to allow openly gay Rep. Brian Sims to speak about the DOMA ruling on the House floor
June 28, 2013"Apparently they've been very cloistered. They were not aware that the most wise man in history, Solomon, said there's nothing new under the sun, and this isn't new, and it's been tried over and over, and it's usually tried at the end of a great civilization...What we now have today is a holy quintet who goes against the laws of nature and nature's God."
– Rep. Louis Gohmert on Supreme Court's DOMA decision
June 27, 2013"Would you have fired you?"-- Matt Lauer"Would I have fired me? Knowing me? No."-- Paula Deen"
June 26, 2013"I'm George Polis. I have 2,000 shares of Yahoo. I'm Greek, and I'm a dirty old man, and you look attractive, Marissa."
– Yahoo shareholder prefacing his question for CEO Marissa Mayer at shareholders meeting
June 24, 2013"With Jihawg Ammo, you don't just kill an Islamist terrorist, you also send him to hell."-- press release from maker of pork-laced bullets"[In the Quran] there is no penalty for coming into contact with pork."-- Religious Studies professor Shannon Dunn"
June 21, 2013"Claims to be for the people but he's the first one to give it to the people without providing Vaseline. He is bad. He has no brains, and he has a black heart."
– Maine Gov. Paul LePage on state Sen. Troy Jackson
June 19, 2013"The left wants: The government to explode; to pay everyone; to hire everyone; they believe that money grows on trees; the earth is flat; the industrial age, factory-style government is a cool new thing; debts don't have to be repaid; people of faith are ignorant and uneducated; unborn babies don't matter; pornography is fine; traditional marriage is discriminatory; 32 oz. sodas are evil; red meat should be rationed..."
– Gov. Bobby Jindal
June 18, 2013"I believe that the Obama administration is conducting psychological warfare on conservative Americans. Not only that but it is also waging this war on all Americans who previously viewed themselves, their country, their Constitution and their overwhelming belief in God as a force for good in the world."
– Fox News psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow
June 17, 2013"Where is our commander in chief? We are talking now more new interventions. I say until we have a commander in chief who knows what he's doing...let Allah sort it out."
– Sarah Palin on the Mideast
June 14, 2013"I watch these Khmer Rouge feminists try to take over the military, this looked like an attempted coup to me...I know most of the sexual assault cases are invented, I know it for a fact...'Oh, I didn't want to go on a date with him, I feel threatened, I feel uncomfortable.' They're now calling that sexual assault."-- radio host Michael Savage on hearings on sexual assault in the U.S. military"Those who think that it is okay to behave in a way that demeans or exploits their colleagues have no place in this army...Female soldiers and officers have proven themselves worthy of the best traditions of the Australian army...If that does not suit you, then get out...The standard you walk past is the standard you accept."-- Australian Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, on related problems"